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 What's going on with Wikipedia?

Answer Wikipedia blocked their own site to protest the Stop Online Piracy Act and the Protect IP Act. These acts are being debated in Congress currently and threaten to destroy Free Speech on the internet.
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Whats going on with the wikipedia blackout?

Shut down in UK. Easy work-around. Go to http://www.wikipedia.org - select the French version. Open new tab and go to http://translate.google.com/ - copy/paste the shortcut from the Wiki French tab... Read More »
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Whats up with wikipedia?

Read this page from Wikipedia for a full explanation -- http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:S…   No, it isn't blocked.  :o) 
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Whats wrong with wikipedia?

Blacked out in protest of the internet censorship proposed by Congress. It will be offline for 12 hours I do believe.
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Whats the deal with wikipedia blackout ?

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 »
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