Hey Reddit, we're the activism team at EFF. Thanks for all you did to defeat SOPA! - AMA.
Hey Reddit! This is EFF's activism team (Rainey Reitman, Eva Galperin, Trevor Timm, and Parker Higgins). Reddit was one of the first online communities to realize SOPA and PIPA were horrible, bad, terrible ideas (even worse than ice-soap), and we wanted to say thanks for all you did in protest.
Whether it was pressuring Go Daddy to switch sides, convincing members of Congress to do the same, or being the first website to announce you'd black out on January 18th, your actions clearly had a major impact in the debate.
So we made you a present: http://imgur.com/IPoHW
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But other than that, ask us anything!
EDIT 2: Wow, thanks for the amazing response, folks! We're taking a short break, but we'll be back in an hour to answer more.
EDIT 3: Thanks to everyone for the great questions and kind words. For the many who asked: here is info on how you can become a member, how to donate, how to volunteer, or how to help EFF in any way you can, as we fight to keep the Internet free.
We had a great time and would love to come back if Reddit will have us. Let's say same time, same place, 3-4 months from now?