Why did Wikipedia lie about blacking out for SOPA today?

Answer They're not lying. That's a ridiculous accusation.They simply set up a way to block the site that doesn't require a great deal of re-programming on their part. They didn't want to just shut down th... Read More »

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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 »

Why is wikipedia blacking?

The protest is to demonstrate what would happen if sites like Wikipedia could not operate. Wikipedia is so often used anymore that its disappearance will be quite noticeable.SOPA and PIPA provide ... Read More »

Did you know that you can still access Wikipedia despite them "blacking" it out?

Shut down in UK. Easy work-around. Go to - select the French version. Open new tab and go to - copy/paste the shortcut from the Wiki French tab... Read More »

Why is wikipedia against SOPA?

Wikipedia is OK under current legislation, because if you hold the copyright on a work, and ask them to remove the infringing content on their site, then they will do.But -- if SOPA were approved, ... Read More »