Emergency NY Tech Meetup

The New York Tech Meetup is organizing a protest of the PROTECT IP Act (the Senate version of SOPA, the Internet censorship bill) outside of the offices of New York senators Chuck Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand. That’s 12:30 PM on Wednesday, January 18th at 780 Third Avenue (at 49th St.) in NYC. Here’s more info.

Wikipedia entries for PROTECT IP Act and Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA). Also interesting, Boing Boing will go dark on January 18th to fight SOPA.