Last Night's Anonymous Attack As Told By 4chan's /b/ Board
Last night hacktivist group Anonymous carried out a massive DDOS attack on multiple government websites, along with the RIAA and MPAA's websites. We were lucky enough to be sitting in on the 4chan thread as it was happening (NSFW language, obviously).
15 Republicans You Can Thank For Bailing On SOPA/PIPA
Led by Senator Marco Rubio's defection this morning, Republican Senators and Congressmen have begun coming out against SOPA/PIPA in earnest. According to Patrick Ruffini today's count stands at 26 Republican converts to only 3 Democratic. I guess Senator Rubio won't be welcome at Disney World this summer.
Reddit Will Black Out Jan. 18 To Protest SOPA
In effort to stop the much criticized "Stop Online Piracy Act" being debated in Washington, many large sites have been rumored to be discussing a "nuclear option" to essentially black out their site to raise awareness of the issue. Reddit plans on taking this route on January 18th. Read the full statement here.