Mobilization, dubbed "The Day We Fight Back" to Honor Swartz & Celebrate Anniversary of SOPA Blackout Contact: Blair FitzGibbon, 202-503-6141
On the day of action, the coalition and the activists it represents make calls and drive emails to lawmakers. Owners of websites will install banners to encourage their visitors to fight back against surveillance, and employees of technology companies will demand that their organizations do the same. Internet users are being asked to develop memes and change their social media avatars to reflect their demands.
Websites and Internet users who want to talk part can visit
TheDayWeFightBack.org to sign up for email updates and to register websites to participate. Regular updates will be posted to the site between now and the February 11th day of action.
WHEN: February 11, 2014
HOW INTERNET USERS CAN HELP: Visit TheDayWeFightBack.org Sign up to indicate that you'll participate and receive updates. Sign up to install widgets on websites encouraging its visitors to fight back against surveillance. (These are being finalized in coming days.) Use the social media tools on the site to announce your participation. Develop memes, tools, websites, and do whatever else you can to participate -- and encourage others to do the same.