How long was Wikipedia down for and what was the reason?

Answer There were problems for an hour and 6 minutes. A cut fibre cable connecting two datacenters was the cause.Following up, here is the official WMF statement:…

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I was blocked on Wikipedia for no reason. What can I do about this?

1. Log in if you have an account. If not, don't log in.2. Go you your talk page:…3. Scroll to the bottom, there will be explained why you were blocked, an... Read More »

What is sopa & pipa tryng to do for the reason google & wikipedia are on strike?

SOPA and PIPA are twin laws that will essentially take down any website that even links to copyrighted content. This could shut down American and International sites such as mediafire, soundcloud, ... Read More »

The main reason why the irs system was shut down exposed!!!?

Uhhh... This bust has nothing to do with the problems that the IRS is having with processing tax returns this year. Fraud investigations are on-going every year and the IRS makes a number of simi... Read More »

Do you ever feel like you get thumbs down for no reason?

Yes, but I think the reason is some people have a major inferiority complex and thumbs down makes them feel powerful.