More importantly, we are making it possible for you to participate in the protest. There are two options: a “Stop Censorship” ribbon and a full blackout. The blackout portion will be in effect January 18 from 8am to 8pm EST, while the ribbon will be displayed until January 24. Here’s how to join in:Go to Settings → Protest SOPA/PIPA in your dashboard.Select if you want to join the blackout or show a ribbon.If you choose to join the blackout, you can edit the message that will be shown on your site during the blackout.Preview what your protest will look like.Click “Save Changes” button to activate your protest.That’s it! Easy-peasy activism right at your fingertips.The “Stop Censorship” ribbon will display in the upper corner of your site and links to americancensorship.org. It will display until January 24, 2012 (the Senate vote date).If you choose to do the blackout in addition to the ribbon, then we will black out your site from 8am to 8pm EST along with the official strike. You can customize the message that will appear on your blacked-out site to tell people why this issue is important to you. Your site will return to just displaying the ribbon after the strike is over.