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Re: [Dbpedia-discussion] SOPA Blackout Vote

From: Mischa Tuffield <mischa@mmt.me.uk>
Date: Wed, 18 Jan 2012 11:01:42 +0000
Cc: Patrick van Kleef <pkleef@openlinksw.com>, 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: <8F95E3A9-CD8C-492F-B06E-7431D43650E5@mmt.me.uk>
To: David Wood <david@3roundstones.com>
How exciting ... 

Mischa 
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On 18 Jan 2012, at 03:07, David Wood wrote:

> 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>
> 
> 




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