Archive for the protest Tag

Google Protest of SOPA

A Day of Protest against Censorship.

As mentioned in a post yesterday, many sites are going dark or advocating protest against the SOPA bill in the US. This bill affects not only Americans, but others outside of the US, including here in Canada. If the bill is passed, it will lead to pressure on Ottawa to follow suit. Regardless of changes to any laws outside of
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Stop SOPA Graphic

Wikipedia English to Protest SOPA

On Monday (Jan 16) Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales announced that the English version of the site will be down as a response to the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) currently before the House of Representatives in the US. The Whitehouse has had to respond to petitions (as required anyway with numbers over 25K) so this is sure to make the petition
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Keeping within the Platform’s Guidelines.

All major social platforms have their own usage guidelines. The following is some themes that emerge on the major social platforms.  Of course it is always due diligence to read the actual guidelines on each platform’s website. Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/terms.php Twitter: http://t.co/nY4u5Nf Brand Guidelines: – Twitter: Offers “Verified Account” badges for accounts and “Promoted” badges for accounts, tweets and trends. These
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