Come out tomorrow to protest against SOPA and PIPA.<br><a href="http://www.hackersandfounders.com/events/48317262/?eventId=48317262&amp;action=detail">www.hackersandfounders.com/events/48317262/?eventId=48317262&amp;action=detail</a><br>

<br>Tomorrow, Hackers and Founders are organizing a rally to protest against PIPA and SOPA, two dangerous pieces of ostensibly anti-piracy legislation which would allow the US government *<i>and</i>* private companies to censor websites without any court&#39;s involvement, just by alleging that it includes one pages of infringing links.<br>

<br>If this passes, the internet as we know it today would be impossible. No wikis, no forums, no YouTube, and no GitHub. In fact, any site with user-generated content would be impossible. These bills are a direct threat to *global* freedom of speech, and the ability of people to go out an make awesome stuff.<br>

<font size="4"><br></font><blockquote style="margin:0pt 0pt 0pt 0.8ex;border-left:1px solid rgb(204,204,204);padding-left:1ex" class="gmail_quote"><font size="4">Please join us **<b>tomorrow</b>** <span class="event-map-link">at **<b>noon</b>**,</span></font></blockquote>

<div></div><blockquote style="margin:0pt 0pt 0pt 0.8ex;border-left:1px solid rgb(204,204,204);padding-left:1ex" class="gmail_quote"><font size="4">near <a href="http://maps.google.com/maps?q=@37.779533,-122.417244" target="_blank" title="Lat: 37.779533 / Lon: -122.417244">Joseph Alioto Performing Arts Piazza</a><span> [ Fulton and Larkin</span>, <span>San Francisco</span>, <span>CA</span>
                                                                                                
                                                                                                
                                                                                                
                                                                                                        
                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                <span class="event-map-link">(<a href="http://maps.google.com/maps?q=@37.779533,-122.417244" target="_blank">map</a>) ],</span><br><span class="event-map-link">with your very best non-violent protest shoes on,</span></font><br>

<span class="event-map-link"></span></blockquote><span class="event-map-link"><br>to remind the government that they can&#39;t censor us without a fight.<br></span><p class="subtext">
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