SOPA / PIPA

As if you haven’t heard about this (but in case you didn’t)–go and sign the Google petition to stop SOPA / PIPA, the bills that are about to go to a vote in Congress that will enable the federal government to censor the internet.

Sign Google’s Petition Against SOPA / PIPA

And while you’re at it, visit Wikipedia’s blackout page to get easy access to your representatives’ contact information. Send them a quick email or a tweet!

Contact Your Representatives

Today’s rant: trying to censor the internet is stupid. And it makes us mad. We’re willing to bet it makes you mad, too.

But at least there’s something we can do about it!

Reply (NOT) All

Don’t do it. You want off the listserv? Don’t you dare. I see you, about to push that reply all¬†button. If you reply all and snottily ask to be taken off the list, instead of replying to the sender, I will find you. I will track you down with 400 of my friends and we will all slap you. Why? Because that’s how many people you just sent your request to, stupid. And 399 of them can’t do anything to help you. They are just annoyed and their inboxes flooded with your bullshit.

If you’re always so careless with your replies to emails, who knows what could happen? So do me and the rest of the listserv a favor, and think before you reply all. Otherwise, this could be you: