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Originally posted by hellzdoms
After so many years of running, the site hitting its peek and more people realising the truth. This cant end. I think soon enough we are going to be doing undeground meetings and other events that will be at secret to the world just so we may remain the ones that know
Originally posted by something wicked
You say the blacklist is 'stupid' but then say the sites it blocks are promoting child pornography? Is that stupid? I would like to think that is a good thing, wouldn't you?
Originally posted by Invariance
Can people from other countries sign the petition?
What American government wants to do will affect the entire globe, not just one country! As it is, we can not get certain programming sites like Hulu for example to display in Canada. ...and while Openmedia.ca has their hands full fighting against government proposed internet atrocities, I'm afraid we would be helpless to do anything if government really wanted to pass the bill.
I don't see how the U.S. government can take such measures with property that essentially belongs to the world! The Internet should be 'international waters' so to speak. It's scary to think we're all so helpless?
Sceptic Overlord, perhaps if all else fails you could place ATS on a non-American server and see if they can still shut you down?
Either way you slice it, the American government's decision will affect us all.
Originally posted by Catatonic
reply to post by Observor
To put this in context, Canadian Internet providers rely on the Americas Registry for Internet Numbers, an U.S. allocation entity known as ARIN. Its territorial reach includes Canada, the U.S. and 20 Caribbean nations. Amending this bill will effectively treat all IP addresses within this reach as "domestic for U.S. law purposes
No one is safe from this proposed bill.
Originally posted by SkepticOverlord
Originally posted by beezzer
What would the internet look like if this were to pass?
We're going to be running a "semi-dark" site-wide protest soon. That will help you visually understand what much of the Internet would look like.