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Topic # 30660 16-Feb-2009 21:12
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On Monday 23rd February 2009 New Zealand readers will find Geekzone and other local websites and blogs completely black during certain times of the day.

We are doing this as part of the Internet Blackout campaign to protest against the upcoming copyright laws that will virtualy remove users' rights when it comes to due course of justice.

You can find more about this on Juha's excellent post about S92a.




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  Reply # 196170 16-Feb-2009 22:10
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I have gone black as well. A couple of my websites will be also be going black as well.

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  Reply # 196175 16-Feb-2009 22:59
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lol @ nightline tonight:

nightline on tv3:
already internet geeks have been posting on well known websites on how they plan to get round the legislation. some are planning to use the same secret file sharing methods as paedophiles do to avoid detection


with a computer showing the geekzone website sitting on the desk in the shot!





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  Reply # 196185 16-Feb-2009 23:50
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Typical news....

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  Reply # 196298 17-Feb-2009 14:59
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But surely you knew that TV3 news has partnered with Geekzone since a year or so ago... Geekzone is their Technology News provider.




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Reply # 196344 17-Feb-2009 17:34
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joined the protest too... gone black baby!




Cheers, Stevo

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  Reply # 196374 17-Feb-2009 20:39
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Reply # 196378 17-Feb-2009 20:47
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  Reply # 196512 18-Feb-2009 14:38
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I've gone black, here, Facebook, my blog and on WLM.

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  Reply # 196583 18-Feb-2009 19:18
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Nice one, freitasm can the geekzone twitter feed also be blacked out, as I'm so close to get a complete one line and now trying for a 2nd.

Thanks again Freitasm.

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