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The Internet Strikes Back: Reddit Going Full Blackout to Protest SOPA

sopabrave The Internet Strikes Back: Reddit Going Full Blackout to Protest SOPAReddit is shaping up to be ground zero for the SOPA backlash! After forcing Paul Ryan to come out against SOPA, Reddit is forfeiting ad revenue and risking a massive user backlash with a bold pledge to black out the entire site on Wednesday, Jan. 18 and replace it with a “simple message about how the PIPA/SOPA legislation would shut down sites like reddit.” Tumblr pulled a similar move back in November. What will the world do without Reddit? “This is Digg’s big chance for a comeback!” Silicon Valley veteran and Laughing Squid founder Scott Beale joshed over Skype.

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