Hollywood is shocked — Shocked! — that it lost SOPA battle
Matthew DeBord | January 18th, 2012, 4:47pm
Wikipedia blacked out its whole website to join the SOPA/PIPA protest
At The Wrap, Sharon Waxman lays into Hollywood for not being able to convince Congress that the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) was a worthy undertaking:
The messaging industry never had control of the message.
The tech guys found a simple, shareable idea:
- The Stop Online Piracy Act is Censorship — made it viral, and made it stick. Hollywood had Chris Dodd and a press release. Silicon Valley had Facebook.