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January 20, 2012


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I did NOT make this, just passing it around. And i know few people will probably give a shit about it
but it's better than none... I'm poor, so this will be easy for me, i'll do it for the sake of the internet.

[Challenge accepted]

But i doubt it will pass anyway...


Since we're at it, i might as well just share this video too.
I've recently just watched it, and people been sharing this a lot.
SOPA, PIPA, and now there's ACTA?

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1oooinkstains Featured By Owner Jan 26, 2012
In! But first-- just one more day of having stuff!
Rakkiya Featured By Owner Jan 21, 2012  Student General Artist
... You're two days too late, I've already bought a book. o.
MyMindRunsAstray Featured By Owner Jan 20, 2012  Student Photographer
I can definitely do this. Though I might see movies still-I get free tickets so they don't get make a profit from me.
Kiizuko Featured By Owner Jan 20, 2012
I'll try c:
akeli Featured By Owner Jan 20, 2012   General Artist
I'm totally against SOPA and PIPA (I was preaching this back when everyone was still pretty much ignoring it), but this is a TERRIBLE idea for films. I agree on every other front, but a film's whole success depends on a few weeks in the theatre and The Hunger Games is coming out in march. I don't want The Hunger Games to fail just because of some greedy people. It would have a snowball effect on great films like this being made again, and it's not the author's fault that the large companies were supporting this legislation.
Beneath-the-Veil Featured By Owner Jan 20, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Ah... My birthday month, yeah? I'm in but no promises.
SolyssAhrae Featured By Owner Jan 20, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Gonna be hard...I'll try though.
meowkittycat478 Featured By Owner Jan 20, 2012
just got stuff for my birthday. i will try holding out but can't promise anything. i don't think SOPA or anything will pass anyway. it's intentions are good, but what if it blocks youtube, i would not be a happy.
twoantlers Featured By Owner Jan 20, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Not to be the odd man out here, but I am most certainly not in. I am 100% against SOPA/PIPA, but their intentions were good, and frankly, the Megaupload shutdown was not too extreme in my opinion. I agree that no one -- not even the government -- should be able to censor the internet. But piracy not only takes money from people's pockets, it also is one of the huge contributors to a bad economy. Megaupload was one of the bigger resources for piracy. I wouldn't be surprised if the economy bettered with Megauplaod's shutdown; although with this blackout month plan, that might ruin things.

Everyone might think, "I'm only just one person, and if I download an anime or music album or two, it isn't going to make a difference. And even if I didn't, it's not like everyone else is going to stop, so it even more won't make a difference." Guess what, as long as everyone thinks that, the government will keep having a reason to stop piracy. And good on them. (Except when they try things like SOPA/PIPA). There has to be a group change, and the way that works in some cases is you -- yes, the person reading this -- the individual, has to play fair.

If anyone has anything to add or counter, please do -- I'm always learning new things and opinions/sides.
FrostyWaters Featured By Owner Jan 21, 2012
I guess we're both odd men then.
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