TheSOPA (Stop Online Piracy Act) bill has resurfaced and is once again trying to be passed.

The link attached will take you to a petition. Unless this petition reaches 100,000signatures by next week, this will happen:

  • All websites containing media that refers to or is owned by a company that hasn’t given its permission for the media to be displayed can and will be shut down. This means sites such as Tumblr, Wattpad, Pinterist, fanfiction.com.
  • People who post such media can and will be fined, with a maximum sentence of five years in prison. This includes, but is not limited to, people who own/post the following: fanfiction, fan art, roleplay blogs, fan blogs/accounts and movie streaming sites.

"The legislation would allow copyright holders and the Justice Department to seek court orders against websites associated with copyright infringement. SOPA, the House version, applies to both domestic and foreign websites, while PIPA targets foreign websites. If that court order is granted, the entire website would be taken down. Internet users who typed in the site’s URL address would receive an error message, and for all appearances, the site would never have existed. Importantly, the court does not need to hear a defense from the actual website before issuing its ruling. The entire website can be condemned without a trial or even a traditional court hearing."

This is not a joke.
This is real.

We need 100,000 signatures by next week. Make one of them yours, or all these things that make you happy will disappear.

There isn’t long to stop it.

EVERYONE NEEDS TO SIGN THIS PETITION RIGHT NOW WHILE YOU STILL HAVE THE INTERNET TO DO SO

Tony Abbott is about the sign off on possibly the worst power grab we’ve ever seen. The Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP)

If he signed this, your internet provider would be FORCED to POLICE YOUR ACTIVITY, and report everything you do online. There would be NO anonymous browsing, no “incognito” modes, no torrenting, no file sharing, NOTHING. Fanfics, fanarts, fanvids, ANYTHING thought to breach ANY kind of copyright, even in a completely harmless way, would be reported, and after THREE STRIKES, you WILL BE SENTENCED. 

You thought SOPA was bad? That is NOTHING compared to the TPP. 

SIGN THIS NOW

GUYS STOP THIS IS IMPORTANT

So they’re trying to pass a thing that makes fanfictions, fanart, fanpages, covers of songs, etc, etc ILLEGAL!!!

I figure tumblr is the best place to post this

We need 100,000 signatures by Wednesday and we only need less than 24,000 more!!

WE GOT THIS GUYS!!!!!

REBLOG THIS AS MUCH AS POSSIBLE!

WE HAVE TILL MARCH 19th

»» https://petitions.whitehouse.gov/petition/stop-sopa-2014/q0Vkk0Zr

Ughhh

Attention everyone!

This stupid new bill called SOPA is trying to pass again. (for the 3rd time)

If it passes, then Tumblr and other sites will be no more. You won’t be allowed to post fanart, fanfiction, cosplay, etc. If you do, you’ll get arrested.

SIGN AGAINST IT HERE: https://petitions.whitehouse.gov/petition/stop-sopa-2014/q0Vkk0Zr

We have about 8 days to put around 95k signatures on there, so yeah, spread this around.

PLEASE SPREAD THIS FOR THE SAKE OF THE INTERNET!!

TheSOPA (Stop Online Privacy Act) bill has resurfaced and is once again trying to be passed.

The link attached will take you to a petition. Unless this petition reaches 100,000signatures by next week, this will happen:

  • All websites containing media that refers to or is owned by a company that hasn’t given its permission for the media to be displayed can and will be shut down. This means sites such as Tumblr, Wattpad, Pinterist, fanfiction.com.
  • People who post such media can and will be fined, with a maximum sentence of five years in prison. This includes, but is not limited to, people who own/post the following: fanfiction, fan art, roleplay blogs, fan blogs/accounts and movie streaming sites.

"The legislation would allow copyright holders and the Justice Department to seek court orders against websites associated with copyright infringement. SOPA, the House version, applies to both domestic and foreign websites, while PIPA targets foreign websites. If that court order is granted, the entire website would be taken down. Internet users who typed in the site’s URL address would receive an error message, and for all appearances, the site would never have existed. Importantly, the court does not need to hear a defense from the actual website before issuing its ruling. The entire website can be condemned without a trial or even a traditional court hearing."

This is not a joke.
This is real.

We need 100,000 signatures by next week. Make one of them yours, or all these things that make you happy will disappear.

Guys, SOPA is at it again. They want to take down ALL the piracy. By all, I mean the fan art, the fan fictions, fanpages, fan made videos, etc. We need to stop them. Please, we only have until the 19th of March for just under 70 000 signatures. Let's do this!!

https://petitions.whitehouse.gov/petition/stop-sopa-2014/q0Vkk0Zr

I am adding as many fandom tags as I can think of to get the word spread, add yours as well if you want.

YOU'RE SIGNING THE WRONG PETITION

SOPA doesn’t exist anymore!

Sign this one instead!

"SOPA may have been stopped, but large companies with many copyrights are trying to re-institute portions of it under other names and policies. This attempt to limit protected speech in the name of copyright is unacceptable, and must be resisted.

Secret negotiations to include SOPA provisions in the Trans-Pacific Partnership, lead by a former SOPA lobbyist, draconic Notice and Staydown measures that would hold small websites accountable to electronically police media with software they can’t afford, and private agreements that could be used to bully small companies into excluding protected content are all being proposed now by Big Media.

We encourage the administration to oppose any measures that would deny alleged copyright infringers due process and protect original content!”

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Youtube Copyright claims-- IT BEGINS.

right before I fell asleep, I watched cr1tikal’s video “Chemical Spillage Simulator”. It’s one of his funniest videos to date to me; I literally got enjoyment out of it. I know critikal doesn’t make money off of his videos; all his proceeds go straight to charity. But that’s not the point… the point is some companies out there are getting butthurt over people making videos of their games or something. Critikal in no way, shape, or form sought to abuse their copyright bullshit. But… think about this, guys. Think about how different entertainment is going to be with this content ID bullshit or something.. I forgot (I’ve been out of the loop, forgive me). 

This era of the internet is turning into some serious bullshit. T_T…

Okay, so here’s the bottom line: the government revived SOPA (Stop Online Piracy Acts) and I can guarantee you that it will kill all of our internet freedom as we know it. Not just for the USA, but the entire world as well. That means fan videos, fan-fiction, fanart, fan songs, fansites, and every kind of use of copyrighted material in the history of the internet will be exterminated and everyone in the world will be fined severely and jailed for eternity with zero-percent chance for bail. Personally, I’m getting the feeling that the government really despises all of our internet freedom entirely.

Remember, we got until March 17 to sign this petition and stop SOPA once and for all. We did it many times, and we can do it once again! So please, for the sake of humanity, sign this blessed petition and restore internet freedom to its rightful glory!

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