Making the best of a bad situation - SOPA mocking memes

Making the best of a bad situation - SOPA mocking memes

Summary: Censorship acts like SOPA have rocked the foundations of the Internet community, and now thanks to Wednesday's blackout collaboration more people are aware of the dangers of this legislation. However, people also like to make light of a bad situation, and this selection of memes is the proof.

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  • Although not strictly a meme, this particular Facebook photo cover deserves pride of place. 

    Available on Free Timeline covers, it encourages Facebook users to portray their displeasure concerning the SOPA bill and its potential 'breaking of the Internet'. The meme uses Mickey Mouse as a motif for the entertainment and music industry. 

    It is one of a huge number of timeline covers that have appeared across free distribution sites that protest the legislation in its own small way.

     

    Source: Free Time line covers

  • The famous saying of Gandalf's in The Lord of the Rings trilogy has inspired memes across the Internet -- ranging in topics from study to political moves. Now, it seems, SOPA has caught the limelight.

     

     

    Source: Troll.me

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  • RE: Making the best of a bad situation - SOPA mocking memes

    "I am committed to continuing to work with my colleagues in the House and Senate to send a bipartisan bill to the White House that saves American jobs and protects intellectual property. ~ Rep Lamar Smith"

    What an incredible load of crap even for an establishment politician. Its is the eveil acts of eveil men like Lamar Smith that lead this country down the road to Tyranny and a total police state if they are not stopped and soon.
    BlueCollarCritic
  • RE: Making the best of a bad situation - SOPA mocking memes

    I agree 100% with the sympathies expressed but the memes/cartoons are pretty pathetic. Please spare us any more.
    jjk308
  • RE: Making the best of a bad situation - SOPA mocking memes

    Doesn't SOPA translate into German as Seig Heil?
    My history teacher told me about the Nazi Party had been disbanded in 1945, but she obviously was wrong. The jackboots are a'stomping on the Constitution!
    dustybear1
    • RE: Making the best of a bad situation - SOPA mocking memes

      @dustybear1
      +10
      hkommedal
    • RE: Making the best of a bad situation - SOPA mocking memes

      @dustybear1

      Indeed! SOPA means "Sieg Heil!" in German. Meanwhile the Pirate Party entered the parliament in Berlin!
      But even though the Pirate's influence increases, tha problem remains - SOPA is only a little step on the way to the New World Order - the new nazi dictatorship with censored medias and RFID chips under our skin. President Eisenhower warned already 50 years ago of the 'military-industrial complex' - obviously nobody believed, but this tumor is growing.
      Pruduch
  • SOPA? Just support your local Pirate Party!

    Censorship will never happen with a strong Pirate Party. Vote as long as you're able to speak one's mind... SOPA is just a part of the New World Order!
    Pruduch
  • SOPA = Garbage in Swedish

    The name is very appropriate, indeed. :)
    Natanael_L