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The Day The Internet Died: SOPA Foes Go Black

Posted by on Jan 13, 2012 | 0 comments

The Day The Internet Died:  SOPA Foes Go Black

Q101 will not go black like some 7,000 other sites today.  This trend toward self-censorship in order to protest perceived censorship is not our style.  Rather, we prefer to shed what light we can on the matter, do a little dance, make a little love, and get down tonight.  To each his/her own.  That’s the beauty of the world as we see it:  There are a million things to do and a billion...

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Life Without Facebook, Youtube? You May Get A Taste

Posted by on Dec 30, 2011 | 0 comments

Life Without Facebook, Youtube?  You May Get A Taste

The Internet’s most popular destinations, including eBay, Google, Facebook, and Twitter seem to view Hollywood-backed copyright legislation as an existential threat. It was Google co-founder Sergey Brin who warned that the Stop Online Piracy Act and the Protect IP Act “would put us on a par with the most oppressive nations in the world.” Craigslist founder Craig Newmark,...

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