WordPress.org Blackout To Protest SOPA / PIPA Now Live

    January 18, 2012

Joining in on the protest of SOPA / PIPA WordPress.org has blacked out their homepage for today.

The site reads, “Many websites are blacked out today to protest proposed U.S. legislation that threatens internet freedom: the Stop Internet Piracy Act (SOPA) and the Protect IP Act (PIPA). From personal blogs to Wikipedia, sites all over the web — including this one — are asking you to help stop this dangerous legislation from being passed. Please watch the video below to learn how this legislation will affect internet freedom, then scroll down to take action.”

The messaged is accompanied by the following video:

WordPress.org also urges all Internet users, domestic and foreign, to take a stand. They offer information on emailing and calling Congress.