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Cat Signal Has Been Lit To Oppose CISPA
2013-03-20 05:05:58

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Last July, a group of Internet activists band together to fight the forces of evil and unfriendly legislation. The group, which calls themselves the Internet Defense League, (IDL) devised a clever way to alert all citizens of the Internet of a pending piece of unfriendly legislation, such as PIPA or SOPA. Thus, the “Cat Signal” was born, a smiling cat logo reminiscent of the “Bat Signal” used in the Batman...

Internet Defense League - Cat Signal Goes Live
2012-07-20 05:29:11

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online When SOPA and PIPA went to legislation earlier this year, many websites in the online community staged an organized protest, turning the lights off on their respective pages. Building on their collective efforts, members of the social news website Reddit and the advocacy group Fight for the Future, joined forces to create an online call to arms to alert the community should further legislation threaten the Internet´s...


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sough
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'
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