Yes, I know that alliteration is not the same as a blackout. I do not have the technical ability to black-out my website. Whatev. Take some time today to learn about SOPA and PIPA. They seem like a bad idea to me, so I called my senator and told them how I felt. If you have views of your own, maybe you can find some time today to make a call yourself. Sure you can just enter your name on the Google page. But if you really want to get some attention, send a personal email or pick up the phone. After all, it's not like you can waste your time on Reddit or Wikipedia.
The Oatmeal makes a more convincing case: