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Imgur (pronounced: "imager") is one of the most popular meme bases for popular online culture the web has ever seen. It is a photo sharing service used by millions, particularly by users of Reddit.
Imgur will be "altering service by blacking out the gallery". While SOPA has been "shelved and won't return 'until a consensus is reached'", they highlight that SOPA is far from dead, and want its users to "understand the far-reaching and potentially disastrous repercussions that this legislation could have on the vibrancy and freedom of the Internet".
You can read Imgur's comments here.
The popular meme sites I Can Has Cheezburger is one of many sites under the Cheezburger brand. Featuring LOLcats and other memes, it receives over 1.5 million pageviews per day, making it one of the most popular sites on the web.
But the Cheezburger chief executive Ben Huh came out against SOPA on Twitter, and many others, including Tucows, followed suit.
Tens, if not hundreds of millions of Firefox users will see this screen when they first boot up the popular web browser. The entire page is blacked out and the Firefox logo is redacted.
Mozilla, the open-source company behind the Firefox web browser, has been one of the staunchest opponents to SOPA in recent months, and is using its vast user base to spread the message about Internet censorship.
You can read Mozilla's comments here.