Add lefty candidate for Congress Darcy Burner's website to the list of sites—including Google and Wikipedia—that are protesting the Stop Online Piracy Act. The bill has sent shudders through the tech community because they think the pending legislation, which would stop legit sites from sharing content from foreign sites that facilitate pirated content, is too broad and would chill free speech and infringe on first amendment rights. (Good explanation here.)

The protest appears to be having an impact—freezing the legislation in its tracks as one co-sponsor, Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL), announced this morning that he's no longer backing the bill.

Living up to her image as an digital lefty—the former Microsoft exec was the favorite of the so-called Netroots Democrats in her 2008 run against US Rep. Dave Reichert (R-WA, 8 )—Burner, who's now running in the big pack of Democrats trying to fill US Rep. Jay Inslee's (D-WA, 1) seat, replaced her campaign site today with a petition against the bill.



Sites such as Wikipedia are doing the same thing.

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