What is the anti-sopa blackout on wikipedia for?

Answer hello, Wikipedia is just trying to raise awareness to this issue . that is all :)

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Is the blackout of Wikipedia in protest of SOPA and PIPA going to change much?

They've shut down the entire English part of their website in protest of a couple of anti-pirating bills Congress is trying to pass at the moment.The bills, the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) in the... Read More »

What is SOPA and PIPA Why does a Wikipedia talk about SOPA tell me about SOPA ?

SOPA and PIPA are proposed changes to US copyright laws that would allow a copyright owner to request the US government to take technical and economic steps against websites and their owners who ar... Read More »

What is SOPA and why wikipedia will shut down for few hours?

SOPA = Stop Online Piracy Act.If it passes that means many websites will be closed down, no more torrents, no more stuff on YouTube and lots more.It will make internet users pretty upset.SOPA can o... Read More »

What do you think about the Wikipedia blackout?

It's a great way to raise awareness of SOPA. We can do a day without wikipedia, just look better around google.