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What the f**k is SOPA?



SOPA - Stop Online Piracy Act is a new bill by a Republican Texas cowboy names Lamar Smith introduced to US house of Representatives in last October.

At first this sounds like a dreamy creamy harmless bill that has made to fight piracy easier. The cops and especially RIAA could sue/fine/jail your asses through your IP address(s) that logged in the pirate websites. However, it becomes an effective and powerful censoring weapon for US government. It essentially creates an internet blacklist in the US, where offending sites are no longer accessible by domain name.

- Block your domain name, essentially shutting off your site to US.
- Block your advertisers and payment processors.
- Block your search engine listings.

Read EFF latest article www.eff.org/deeplinks/2011/10/… about SOPA to know more dark sides of it.

This isn't a coincident, theis bill pushed up right after Wikileaks announced the Spy Files, which on US and/or Big Brother stalk your computer and such.

This isn't fighting piracy only but it's about human freedom. Freedom of expression. Freedom of sharing.

Bonus: WTF is SOPA



Why the f**k is this affecting you/me/everyone-on-the-net?

Perhaps most of you are not in US. Well think again. 89% of popular sites' servers are all located inside US. If all those sites suspended. Would you be happy, anymore?

Blocking IP address and then arrest the user(s) by justifying unclear actions is totally no tolerance, NONE.

You cannot use IP address for evidence. It could be poisoned IP. Could be proxy. Could be someone else and the pirate guy used it as their static IP. It could belong to anyone.

If SOPA bill passes, imagine your lovely Youtube videos are off the grid and you are under arrested for using copyrighted materials. No more Wikipedia, Google, Wordpress/BlogSpot/Joomla, MySpace, Facebook and much more online social sites because they all contain COPYRIGHTED materials. Companies are gonna have fun banning people.



The Capitalist 'Great Firewall'?

Great Firewall of China is made to control media and censor people. Surprise, it acts the same as SOPA. This is government censor ship. It undermines the security of the Internet and gives comfort to totalitarian regimes already doing the same thing.



TD;DR

Canada passed similar bill last November. It censored out almost all p2p systems I have known, included DropBox and 4shared. My IP is currently under blacklist due to my connection with warez groups. All I did is just make music for their prods, that's it. My sites are down for over 4 weeks now.

I have been a 'free culture' fighter for half of my life. Been a courier. Been a software cracker. Been a free musician. Been a free artist. Been a free programmer. I make stuff for free, with all my heart in it. I mod commercial software to make them better then re-release the mod patches for free (I hate glitch, stack-overflow and poorly GUI learning curve design).

Shit happens and sometime I need to accept it. But I never back down.

You block me, then I use proxies. You block proxies, I use VPN. You block everything I know then I shall find a way around. Because I won't give up my rights to have freedom.

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Thomas Lam
Artist | Student | Digital Art
Canada
Former squatter, left-wing anarchist, atheism, bedroom hacker/cryptographer and supporter of free culture movement.

List of my programs or collabed graphic programs with other people:

Real2.5D - C++ raytrayer
littlefract - C++ IFS generator
littlefractJava - Java version. (collab)
fx101Py - Python version of fx101 engine. (collab)

Recent working projects:

Multi-Reversible Procedural Algorithm (beta tester)
Ddos/flood scripts for Cyb3rKn1ght5
Portable SQL/XSS injector. (unnamed)
ASM/C/Python virus mutator with h33t (release on hackforums.net)

Current Residence: Canada
Favourite style of art: Fractal, Digital painting
Operating System: Window 2000, 7, ArchLinux, Backtrack, Ubuntu Studio
Wallpaper of choice: anything cool but dark...
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CODFANZ Oct 11, 2013  Hobbyist Artist
I hate SOPA. It means loser in Swedish.
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GintasDX Jan 1, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Happy New Years! Let those year boos your creativity,bring you success and inspire for more great art. Make them the best year so far ;) :party:
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Well either I didn't clear out my messages but more then likely (as usual) I took forever and a day to say thanks for adding me to your watch.

excuse (and lie :-) ) I was calculating how to figure out the math to add a day after forever!

take care~
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Kit-Elliott Jan 31, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thanks for the :+fav: on " Collapse " :D , it's really appreciated.
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hck112 Jan 21, 2012  Student Digital Artist
Yawn... :yawn: saw that shit before, make your own, don't copy others.
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GintasDX Jan 1, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Happy New Year! And let a magical dragon bring new wonders to your lives!
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hck112 Jan 1, 2012  Student Digital Artist
happy new year.
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thanks for the fav, its great to see a fellow xKore fan!
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Mind if I watch ya? I'd like to have opinions exchanges again with someone like you. And also, I'm pretty curious about the music composing.
Do you mind telling me about it a little?
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ChaoticAtmospheres Dec 13, 2011  Professional Digital Artist
thank you very much for the twelve-fav-to-watch-combo :)

I hope you'll like my future work that much :) !
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Thanks for the fav.
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Thanks for the +Watch fellow noob xDD
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hck112 Nov 27, 2011  Student Digital Artist
:bow: You are welcome, Miss Noob.
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Thanks for both faves ^^ /hugs
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hck112 Nov 26, 2011  Student Digital Artist
No problem. :hug:
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Thanks for the :+fav: bro. Just got a chance to browse your :gallery: and added you to my :+devwatch: list. :D
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hck112 Nov 26, 2011  Student Digital Artist
You are welcome. :nod:

thanks for the watch a lot.
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