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This article was published on January 18, 2012


    Turntable.fm finds a unique way to show its opposition to PIPA

    Turntable.fm finds a unique way to show its opposition to PIPA
    Drew Olanoff
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    Drew Olanoff was The Next Web's West Coast Editor. He coined the phrase "Social Good" and invented the "donation by action" model for onlin Drew Olanoff was The Next Web's West Coast Editor. He coined the phrase "Social Good" and invented the "donation by action" model for online charitable movements. He founded #BlameDrewsCancer. You can follow him on Twitter, Google+, Facebook, or email [email protected]

    With many huge sites shutting down today in opposition of SOPA and PIPA, other sites are taking a less dramatic route, leaving an equally huge impression.

    Turntable.fm
    , the popular social music listening service has taken a really cool approach to getting the word out about its PIPA opposition.

    The site has put “Stop PIPA” logos below each of the DJs playing music site-wide:

    The site which relies heavily on a database of music that is licensed per play, and the PROTECT IP Act (PIPA) would certainly cause issues for it moving forward. Since Turntable.fm has interactive chatrooms that are extremely active throughout the day, this move should drum up some conversation about the two proposed acts.

    The Next Web opposes both SOPA and PIPA and you can read our statement on the matter here.

    Have you seen other sites showing its opposition to SOPA and PIPA in a unique way? Share them in the comments.