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2012-07-22 23:00:56

The “Summer Camp For Moguls" will be attended by some of the biggest, brightest players in the entertainment and internet media industries this year, but will they have reasonable discussions about difficult problems? The CEO of VPNReviewz thinks that a meeting of minds is inevitable, but will consumers be consulted? Undisclosed Location, South America (PRWEB) July 22, 2012 In January of this year, legislative efforts being spurred by entertainment industry leaders and moguls had a...

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...

2012-02-21 18:25:00

After an Unprecedented Black Out Campaign That Restricted Online User Access to Many Websites Including OnlinePharmaciesCanada.com, CIPA.com, RxRights.org, and Even Major Players Such as Wikipedia, the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) and the PROTECT IP Act (PIPA) Have Been Defeated. Yet, as the Call to Prevent Online Piracy Continues, Online Pharmacies Canada and Other Members of the Canadian International Pharmacy Association (CIPA) Warn That Future Threats Are Still a Possibility. Surrey, BC...

SOPA, PIPA Shelved Following Online Protests
2012-01-21 05:35:46

Following widespread protests and blackouts of multiple popular websites, Congress on Friday indefinitely postponed legislation intended to combat the online piracy of movies, music and other copyrighted content. In what Associated Press (AP) writer Jim Abrams called "a clear victory for Silicon Valley over Hollywood," Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid took to Twitter to announce that a procedural vote on the Protect IP Act (PIPA), which had reportedly been scheduled for next week, was...

2.4M Anti-SOPA Tweets Yesterday, D.C. Support Crumbles
2012-01-19 15:23:44

If one can measure success of a movement in tweets, then coordinated Internet protest of now notorious anti-piracy bills SOPA and PIPA was a smashing success. According to social media site Twitter, over 2.4 million SOPA-related tweets were sent on Wednesday between 12 a.m. and 4 p.m. Eastern Time. The site also said that the top five most frequently used terms for the day were “SOPA,” “Stop SOPA,” “PIPA,” “Tell Congress” and...

2012-01-18 19:20:00

Interact Marketing will be among the companies including Wikipedia and Google on January 18th publicly displaying protest of the proposed SOPA and PIPA acts on their website. New York, NY (PRWEB) January 18, 2012 Interact Marketing will be among the companies including Wikipedia and Google on January 18th publicly displaying protest of the proposed SOPA and PIPA acts on their website. The Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) and Protect IP Act (PIPA) are currently sitting in Congress. SOPA was...

2012-01-18 10:00:00

To protest forthcoming SOPA and PIPA legislation, a number of major websites will shut down their operations for a 12 hour period to rally opposition against government legislation that will kill the Internet. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) January 18, 2012 Namecheap, a leading international domain name registrar and web host, will be blacking out its front page on January 18th in protest of pending SOPA and PIPA legislation along with many other websites, including Cheezburger, reddit, Wikpedia...

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2012-01-18 11:05:16

If you woke up this morning just dying to know the genus-species name of the honey badger, you probably flipped open your laptop, went to the ℠favorites´ tab and clicked on ℠Wikipedia´. Yet instead of the familiar Wiki-search screen, you were met with a sober, almost solemn, black and white screen entreating you to “Imagine a world without free knowledge.” As promised over the weekend by its founder Jimmy Wales, the world´s most beloved digital...

2012-01-18 02:00:00

RoadFish.com men's lifestyle and finance magazine released today its stance on PIPA and SOPA. RoadFish is in support of Wikipedia "going dark" on Wednesday, January 18, 2012. San Diego, California (PRWEB) January 17, 2012 RoadFish.com men's lifestyle and finance magazine made public their support of Wikipedia joining the blackout that will be taking place on Wednesday, January 18, 2012. Wikipedia as well as Reddit and BoingBoing will be "going dark" in protest against the Protect IP Act...


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Surinam Toad, Pipa pipa
2014-08-05 09:29:54

The Surinam Toad or Star-Fingered Toad, Pipa pipa, is a species of frog belonging to the Pipidae family. It can be found in Bolivia, Colombia, Brazil, Ecuador, French Guiana, Suriname, Peru, Guyana, Trinidad and Tobago, and Venezuela. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests, tropical or subtropical swamps, freshwater marshes, swamps, and sporadic freshwater marshes. Loss of habitat is the main threat to this toad. This toad appears similar to a leaf....

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  • Having so marked an appearance as easily to be recognized.
This word may come from the Swedish 'kanspak,' quick at recognizing persons or things, or else from confusion with 'conspicuous.'