Dirigo Blue will participate in the SOPA Blackout today from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Dirigo Blue will participate in the SOPA Blackout on Wednesday, 18 January. SOPA, or the Stop Online Piracy Act (HR 3261). The bill would effectively require all sites (including this one) to identify content that violates copyright, and failing to do so could mean the site is shut down.
The online aggregator Reddit originally called for the blackout. Here’s a list of some of the larger sites that are participating in the blackout:
The blackout begins at 8:00 a.m. and runs until 8:00 p.m. EST.