A protest against SOPA and the PROTECT IP Act.
On January 18, 2012, oreilly.com went dark to protest the Stop Online Piracy Act and PROTECT IP Act. We believe going dark was the principled action to take.
O'Reilly's websites will go dark in protest of SOPA and PIPA.
O'Reilly is joining the protest against the Stop Online Piracy Act and the Protect IP Act by going dark from 5am to 5pm PT on January 18.
Development (4:10 PM CST): The State Department has been in contact with Twitter to make sure that the service remained available for protestors in Iran (reuters). Last Friday, Twitter started to digest the Iranian election results, and the tool became a powerful vehicle for protest and coordination for student protestors within Iran and interested parties outside the country.