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Joseph Sharpe's picture

Wikipedia joins online protests against PIPA and SOPA Wednesday, Jan. 18 in a 24 hour blackout

See the Wiki Foundations press release about the upcoming 24 hour blackout in protest over SOPA and PIPA here: http://wikimediafoundation.org/wiki/Press_releases/English_Wikipedia_to_go_dark

ABC has some good information about the online protest movement, including some clarification of PIPA and SOPA, here: http://abcnews.go.com/Technology/wikipedia-blackout-websites-wikipedia-reddit-dark-wednesday-protest/story?id=15373251#.TxW3NW-XRZ8 and here: http://abcnews.go.com/blogs/technology/2012/01/wikipedia-blackout-sopa-and-pipa-explained/