EMERGENCY NY TECH MEETUP – Jan 18 2012 #SOPA #PIPA #nytmSOS #stopSOPA #nyc

New York Tech MeetupThe NY Tech Meetup is organizing an Emergency Meetup to protest the proposed SOPA/PIPA Internet censorship legislation. The protest will take the form of a rally outside the offices of Senators Schumer and Gillibrand on Jan 18 2012, which will also be a day of national protest including the blackout of many sites. The rally will immediately follow the live webcast of a related Senate Oversight Hearing at which Brad Burnham of Union Square Ventures will speak. (postponed)

Confirmed speakers: Clay Shirky, Alexis Ohanian, Scott Heiferman, John Perry Barlow, Andrew McLaughlin, Eli Pariser, Tim Karr, and David Segal.

What: Emergency NY Tech Meetup
When: Wednesday January 18, 2012, 12:30-2:00PM
Where: 780 Third Ave (at 49th street) – outside the offices of New York Senators Charles Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand
RSVP: http://www.meetup.com/ny-tech/events/47879702/
Twitter: #nytmSOS
More info: http://nytm.org/sos