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Websites to have moment of silence for Sandy Hook victims via a SOPA-style blackout

Websites will be participating in a moment of silence for Sandy Hook on Friday at 9:30am EST
| Current Affairs News | Posted: Dec 21, 2012 12:31 am

The school shooting that happened at Sandy Hook Elementary was a big deal. The country has been left reeling in the aftermath. Websites will be participating in a moment of silence Friday by blacking out in a manner similar to the SOPA protests. Websites that want to participate can place a small piece of JavaScript code.




If you're a website owner and would like to participate, the Web Moment of Silence page has a sign-up form where you can be e-mailed the code snippet. The moment of silence will take place on Friday at 9:30am EST. The webpage-based tribute will be able to be closed, unlike the SOPA protest, so that normal browsing can continue.


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