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English Wikipedia Blackout

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Duskling:
http://wikimediafoundation.org/wiki/English_Wikipedia_anti-SOPA_blackout

Wikipedia will have a blackout to protest SOPA and PIPA. More information on the page of the link.

"Today, the Wikipedia community announced its decision to black out the English-language Wikipedia for 24 hours, worldwide, beginning at 05:00 UTC on Wednesday, January 18"

Above quote provided for those who could not access the link due to blackout.

Not sure if this should be in "Politics," but this is less about politics and more about just keeping people informed.

This only applies to the English Wikipedia, at least at the moment.

Steelfist:
I'm personally in favor of it, even if it will inconvenience a lot of people. I don't have much to add to the arguments they've already made, so I'll settle for just agreeing.

Ertxiem:
Same here.

bugfartboy:
Yup. To me, Internet censorship=bad bad things man.

SmartyPants:
Wikipedia claims to be non-bais, yet they are siding with only one side of a political issue.  Ironically, they are censoring information they don't want the public to see (which is everthing that isn't about SOPA, PIPA, or the SOPA initiative).  It all seems pointless when this bill is unlikely to pass with or without all this internet blackouting.

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