17 Jan '12, 9pm

Google to Protest SOPA on Home Page Tomorrow

Generally, Google’s trademark bare home page has only been used to celebrate significant birthdays and events with Google Doodles , or to promote Google features, such as Google Offers or the addition of a blue arrow to call attention to the opening of Google+ . But tomorrow, millions of people visiting Google’s home page will be greeted with a link demonstrating the company’s opposition to controversial anti-piracy bill SOPA, the Stop Online Piracy Act. "Like many businesses, entrepreneurs, and Web users, we oppose these bills because there are smart, targeted ways to shut down foreign rogue websites without asking American companies to censor the Internet," a Google representative told CNET and confirmed by ClickZ News . "So tomorrow we will be joining many other tech companies to highlight this issue on our U.S. home page." Google won’t be going quite as far as some oth...

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