Internet giants Google, Amazon and Facebook mull blackout to protest Stop Online Piracy Act.:

Internet giants Google, Amazon and Facebook mull blackout to protest Stop Online Piracy Act.:

The world's most popular websites could impose an 'internet blackout' in protest at a proposed law which would extend government censorship in an effort to tackle online piracy. The battle over the SOPA bill has seen leading web firms square off against Hollywood media companies in a trade-off between internet freedom and intellectual property rights. Sites such as Google, Amazon and Facebook could temporarily replace their usual homepage with a black screen and a message asking users to contact politicians and urge them to oppose the Stop Online Piracy Act. Full story Related: Internet Giants Reportedly Considering “Nuclear Option” Blackout To Protest SOPA - Geekosystem.com Web Giants Consider ‘Nuclear Option’ Blackout to Fight SOPA - Talkincloud.com

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