SOPA protesters send emails to the wrong SOPA site

The people who opposed the Stop Online Piracy Act bill in the US House of Representatives did an amazing thing last week. Thousands of web sites blacked themselves out for a day to protest the bill. As a result, the vote on SOPA in Congress has been delayed indefinitely.

Now it looks like there are a few people who opposed SOPA by taking their message to a SOPA site. The problem? It was the wrong one. As The Register reports, the official web site for the Scottish Organic Producers Association (SOPA) has been hit with "dozens" of emails from people who believe that the site is in some way related to the Stop Online Piracy Act.

The site clearly states that this SOPA is not the same SOPA that was the subject of the Internet blackouts last week. That didn't stop some people from sending in emails via the web site's contact form that went like this example:

Stop what you are doing. NOW. Your laws are stupid!! We love entertainment. I'd copyright all i want!! Problem? I'd do it to entertain friends, Family and even strangers!! You pass and you'll be hated everywhere in the world! Why can't you fat f*** americans get this in your uneducated heads?!

We imagine there are a lot of organic farmers in Scotland who are either very confused or are having a good laugh right now.

Image via SOPA (Scottish Organic Producers Association)

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Unfortunately, people like this is why SOPA was even allowed to go as far as it did. They don't know what the heck they're talking about, yet they blindly follow it.

Probably couldn't get his wiki-fix in for the day and had a meltdown.

In that example the guy clearly fails at Reading, Spelling and Grammar and yet calls them Uneducated Americans?
I lol in his general direction.

After reading hundreds of posts from anti SOPA people, I am convinced that many of them are idiots. And then this to prove it. Too funny.

babyHacker said,
After reading hundreds of posts from anti SOPA people, I am convinced that many of them are idiots. And then this to prove it. Too funny.

its like the pack gets koolaid drunk and follows the other monkies.

Why can't you fat f*** americans get this in your uneducated heads?!

Wait, so they're not American? Would really like to know who wrote this then...

dead.cell said,

Wait, so they're not American? Would really like to know who wrote this then...

Can't you tell by the grammar and vocabulary skills of the writer of the email and the fact that the Scottish site is under the sopa.org.uk domain?
Also should someone ask the Soybean Processors Association of India (sopa.org) maybe they got threatening emails as well

firey said,
I bet the person who sent the email was American

Why are people not allowed to shout racist insults yet garbage like this goes unpunished?

firey said,
I bet the person who sent the email was American

you sound like David Bowie. I'm Afraid of Americans.. which in the end he becomes one..

Jaybonaut said,

Why are people not allowed to shout racist insults yet garbage like this goes unpunished?

I agree with this. Mods seem to think American's deserve bashing, even in the little forms?

Zappa859 said,

I agree with this. Mods seem to think American's deserve bashing, even in the little forms?


American is deserve bashing?
American has deserve bashing?

Did we read the wrong e-mail sent? The guy in the email was bashing americans, so I jokingly said it was probably sent by an american.

Zappa859 said,

I agree with this. Mods seem to think American's deserve bashing, even in the little forms?

Who cares. I'm certainly not crying over it. In the end Americans > Everyone Else