The New York Times and Wired magazine are tracking the email and internet campaigns which have taken off in reaction to the US government’s plan to bail out Wall Street.

But email letters to congressman are old school, man. techPresident reports that a new internet meme, BuyMyShitpile took off yesterday:

“This afternoon at 4 ET, protesters inspired by the BuyMySh#%tpile meme and anti-bailout emails circulating around the web will amass near the Wall Street’s famous bull sculpture with, in the words of organizer and activist Andrew Boyd, “their 8-track cassette collections, their old Spice Girl CDs, their surf boards that got bit by sharks and old Enron stock certificates” they’d like Congress to take off their hands.”

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