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Re: [Dbpedia-discussion] SOPA Blackout Vote

From: David Wood <david@3roundstones.com>
Date: Tue, 17 Jan 2012 22:07:50 -0500
Cc: Kingsley Idehen <kidehen@openlinksw.com>, public-lod@w3.org, "dbpedia-discussion@lists.sourceforge.net" <dbpedia-discussion@lists.sourceforge.net>, "semantic-web@w3.org" <semantic-web@w3.org>
Message-Id: <CFC189DC-5EA7-4C98-8CF9-DF292A83CF69@3roundstones.com>
To: Patrick van Kleef <pkleef@openlinksw.com>
Hi all,

3 Round Stones supports the blackout.  Our Web site will also be joining the general strike tomorrow.

Regards,
Dave
--
David Wood, Ph.D.
3 Round Stones
http://3roundstones.com


On Jan 17, 2012, at 18:17, Patrick van Kleef wrote:

> All,
> 
>>> 
>>> The voting seems to be in favor of the blackout (40 / 7 / 5).
>>> What exactly do you intend to do in case the international DBPedia's want to follow :)
>>> 
>>> If it is a simple action (i.e. http_lock() ) we could easily implement it.
>>> But in our case it would be just symbolic...
>>> I am not sure if anyone will notice the DBPedia Greece going down :)
>> 
>> Someone from OpenLink will drop a note about the plan of action in the coming hours. Goal is to hold a sensible middle line without major adverse effects on the LOD cloud etc..
>> 
>> Count now stands at : 45/7/6  :-)
>> 
> 
> Attached is the page OpenLink is considering to use on the sites it controls including:
> 
> * http://dbpedia.org
> * http://dbpedia-live.openlinksw.com
> * http://lod.openlinksw.com
> * http://pingthesemanticweb.com
> * http://uriburner.com
> 
> to show its support of sites like Wikipedia, Reddit and many others that take a stand against this type of overly broad legislation.
> 
> OpenLink will start the blackout around 08:00 EST (15:00 UTC) on 18 January for a period of no longer than 12 hours.
> 
> 
> To use this page on your own virtuoso instance, the virtuoso.ini file should contain the following line:
> 
> 	[HTTPServer]
> 	MaintenancePage = atomic.html
> 
> 
> This page can than be moved temporary over virtuoso/vsp/atomic.html which will allow the dba to use the http_lock('dba password') function to lock the whole site and to return a HTTP 503 status and the text of this page for every request send during this period.
> 
> At the end of the black-out, the http_unlock('dba password') can be used to resume normal operations, and the previous content of the virtuoso/vsp/atomic.html can be restored.
> 
> Patrick
> --
> OpenLink Software
> 
> 
> <sopa.html>
Received on Wednesday, 18 January 2012 03:08:21 GMT

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