'Firewall:' the anti-SOPA music video from meme maker Leah Kauffman - Technical.ly Philly

Dec. 19, 2011 11:30 am

‘Firewall:’ the anti-SOPA music video from meme maker Leah Kauffman

[tech]ZJANVx-BtDQ[/tech] The Internet craze calling out against the Stop Online Piracy Act has perhaps slowed the progress of the House bill that has been described as pitting old media against new. But the conversation continues. Locally, Philly.com entertainment editor and songwriter Leah Kauffman, who skyrocketed to national awareness on the back of a 2007 viral […]

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The Internet craze calling out against the Stop Online Piracy Act has perhaps slowed the progress of the House bill that has been described as pitting old media against new.

But the conversation continues.

Locally, Philly.com entertainment editor and songwriter Leah Kauffman, who skyrocketed to national awareness on the back of a 2007 viral video detailing a crush on presidential candidate Barack Obama, has taken up the cause. She wrote, performed and helped produce ‘Firewall,’ a love song for the Internet, played dutifully by Geekadelphia co-founder Eric Smith behind a cardboard computer monitor.

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