posted on Dec, 20 2012 @ 10:03 PM
I can understand the intention for them doing this, if in fact, it is their true intention to show respect and for those who lost their life and the
High-profile Silicon Valley venture capitalist Ron Conway is working hard to promote the online moment of silence, which is part of a larger
campaign for federal gun control legislation. Conway is leading the Causes.com campaign along with other big names including Ryan Seacrest, Jack
Dorsey, Britney Spears, MC Hammer, Suze Orman and Tyler Florence.
Any site that wants to participate in Friday's moment of silence can do so on its own, or it can embed an official badge with a green ribbon on
appear grayed out in the background with a white box in the foreground that reads "We are observing a National Moment of Silence for the victims of
the Sandy Hook tragedy." Conway joined other tech notables and some celebrities to demand action for stronger gun control in a full-page ad in the
Wednesday print edition of the New York Times. The ad was run by Mayors Against Illegal Guns, a lobbying group of more than 700 U.S. mayors. It
started the Demand A Plan campaign to reform gun laws after the Aurora, Colorado, shootings in July, and it has seen a surge in new support after the
Sandy Hook shootings.
I wonder if how many of these websites will come back on after going "dark". (most likely, they all will, but it could make for an interesting
conspiracy that this is one more act to flush our internet freedoms down the toilet.)
In all honesty, I believe it is what it is, and just a simple way to show respect, and solidarity, whether you believe there was a conspiracy or not,
however, there is something nawing in the back of my mind that this might just be his way of furthering the gun regulation issue, (in fact, it did
ETA - will ATS be one of those involved?????
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