#mymulticast April 22 2013 #CISPA protest via @ Geek Republic

Posted on April 22, 2013

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How to join today’s April 22 CISPA protest  #CISPA Blackout

The proposed Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act (CISPA) heads to the Senate this week for a vote. Today April 22, has been declared a day of protest. As of this writing, around 400 websites have gone dark for the “CISPA Blackout.” #StopCISPA is trending at #7 on Twitter. Nearly 165,000 people have signed  A Protect Internet Privacy: Stop […]

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The proposed Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act (CISPA) heads to the Senate this week for a vote. Today, April 22, has been declared a day of protest.

As of this writing, around 400 websites have gone dark for the “CISPA Blackout.” #StopCISPA is trending at #7 on Twitter.

Nearly 165,000 people have signed the Protect Internet Privacy: Stop CISPA petition. Over 827,000 people have signed the global Stop CISPA petition (“Save the Internet from the U.S.”).

Effectively, CISPA is a blank check for the U.S. Federal Government to perform search and seizure without a warrant, without individuals ever knowing their data was taken and then, well, passed around.

It has been recently learned that CISPA would allow a large range of Federal agencies – including Immigration, the TSA, Homeland Security, FBI and the DoJ, to quietly access our data from sites ranging from Facebook and Google to Apple, Amazon, and more. CISPA would protect the companies – but not the people.

The cumulative effect of watching this Act rise up after SOPA and PIPA, fail, yet return with blatant disregard for American citizens’ rights while the U.S. Government fails to adequately protect the citizen data it already has… Many people feel helpless, angry, and are wondering what they can do – if anything.

Because CISPA is now widely regarded as deeply flawed and reeks of well-publicized corruption, many organizations, websites, companies and individuals are joining in today’s protest – initially called and fueled by hacktivist entity Anonymous.

Here’s how to add your voice to the protest, with a variety of commitment levels for more information  Click here for the full article about How to join todays April 22 CISPA protest

List of all the websites in protest against #CISPA – via Hackers News

CISPA Blackout

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