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Tumblr Censors Our Dashboards In Opposition To SOPA

The Internet is rising up to oppose the Stop Online Piracy Act, which is just a noble name wrapped around a dangerous package. It’s an overreaching bill being pushed in the name of Homeland Security, even going so far as to target Mozilla specifically for refusing to comply with past requests.

Today is American Censorship Day, and it happens to coincide with a hearing in the U.S. House about this censorship bill. To raise awareness of the importance of stopping SOPA, Tumblr has artfully censored everyone’s blog dashboards and linked to a petition form at the top of the page under the heading, “Stop The Law That Will Censor The Internet!

To learn more about SOPA, check out our infographic post about the effects of the bill. You can voice your opposition today at AmericanCensorship.org.

Thanks to Anthony De Rosa for pointing us to this poignant performance by one of the Web’s most influential sites.

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