[pp.int.general] SOPA - Should we go on blackout strike?

Justus Römeth squig at dfpx.de
Sat Jan 14 13:48:10 CET 2012


Yeah I don't think there's much sense to a website geared towards European
or South American or Australian citizens. In the US I think the PPs of
Massachusetts and Ohio are the most active, while they disbanded the
national party alltogether (imagine us Europeans having started with a
European on instead of the national ones). It would make sense to raise
awareness and write a news item on the front page with links to blacked out
websites, but I don't think the average visitor of any PP site other the
ones in the US is likely to be in a position


 to put pressure on US legislators.

On Sat, Jan 14, 2012 at 11:54 AM, Martin Rieth <
martin.rieth at piratenpartei-goettingen.de> wrote:

> Moin Moin Pat,
> Samstag, 14. Januar 2012 - Pirate Parties International -- General Talk :
> > TL;DR: Who would opt for a blackout strike on 18th of January against
> > SOPA? or should it be later? see http://sopastrike.com/ for details
> There should be a call for action from the pirates in US.
> I wont suggest to black a german local pirate page or my homepage, since
> the topic is still to much US specific, even if it concerns all of us.
> The pp-international.net is currently linking to:
> http://www.pirate-party.us/ which is already on a kind of strike. :-\
> The http://us.pirate.is/ is not really active.
> So i suggest we, members of ppi, start pushing us-pirates into existence
> and then to become political activist and then go on strike. ,-)
> In that order. >:-)
> Anyway i suggested wikipedia.org to go on strike.
> I say 42, Martin Rieth
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