Friday, December 23, 2011

Geeks contra SOPA

Today half of the Hacker News first page is about SOPA and in particular about call to boycot GoDaddy which appears to support that act.  This seems like a very effective strategy, because lot's of geeks do control websites hosted at GoDaddy and they have the power to push them out of business.  What is even more important is that it is such a good story: it is simple, unexpected, concrete and emotional - if reported by a credible source that would cover all the points that make a message stick.

Update: Apparently the geeks won this time:

Update: GoDaddy in damage control mode: 

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