According to Jane Wells, the proposed U.S. legislation (SOPA/PIPA) couldthreatens internet freedom.Reports say that there’s a bill in the U.S. Senate
Jane Wells, image by Gravata
that if passed would put publishing freedom severely at risk, and could shut down entire sites at the whim of media companies.
In view of this, thousands of websites would go black out starting from today 18th January, 2012 to protest this bill,till 24th January, 2012 (when the US Senate would vote).
Some websites may no go black out but have a stop censorship ribbon on each page as you see on this blog.
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Prince Baah-Duodu is an active blogger and believes in social activism. A Ghanaian national who is currently on internship in India, working as a Business Development Executive. I am a graduate of University of Cape Coast, Ghana and a two time President of AIESEC. I have a passion for writing so currently write for this blog and modernghana as columnist. Through blogging, i hope to promote peaceful co-existence among readers, share constructive opinion on culture, lifestyle, entertainment issues happening in India, Ghana and the world; when the need arises, i talk politics. I largely blog to promote peace and alert the youth about the need to believe in themselves to strive for excellence. Posted on January 18, 2012, in Uncategorized and tagged censorship, freedom reports, internet freedom, Jane Wells, Jimmy Wales, ribbon, u s senate, United States, United States House of Representatives, United States Senate, US Senate, whim, Wikimedia Foundation, Wikipedia. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a Comment.