Imagine a World Without Free Knowledge!!!!

Imagine a World Without Free Knowledge!!!!

Call your elected officials.
Tell them you are their constituent, and you oppose SOPA and PIPA.

Why?
SOPA and PIPA put the burden on website owners to police user-contributed material and call for the unnecessary blocking of entire sites. Small sites won’t have sufficient resources to defend themselves. Big media companies may seek to cut off funding sources for their foreign competitors, even if copyright isn’t being infringed. Foreign sites will be blacklisted, which means they won’t show up in major search engines. SOPA and PIPA build a framework for future restrictions and suppression.

In a world in which politicians regulate the Internet based on the influence of big money, Wikipedia — and sites like it — cannot survive.

Congress says it’s trying to protect the rights of copyright owners, but the “cure” that SOPA and PIPA represent is worse than the disease. SOPA and PIPA are not the answer: they will fatally damage the free and open Internet.

New York Representatives:
Rep. Jerrold Nadler [D, NY-8]
Phone: 202-225-5635
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Rep. Carolyn Maloney [D, NY-14]
Phone: 202-225-7944
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Note: In some cases, there is more than one representative district assigned to a particular zip code. Please select the representative appropriate for your particular district. using wikipedia’s main page search by your zip code

Alternatively you can find representative for your city and district in the main US House of representatives page Write Your Representative Search Utility

Sen. Charles Schumer [D, NY]
Phone: 202-224-6542
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Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand [D, NY]
Phone: 202-224-4451
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