Why is Wikipedia BLACKED OUT?

Answer The blackout is in protest against proposed legislation in the United States – the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) in the U.S. House of Representatives, and PROTECTIP (PIPA) in the U.S. Senate. The... Read More »

Top Q&A For: Why is Wikipedia BLACKED OUT

How can I access Wikipedia when its blacked out?

The Wikimedia community provided a complete list of ways to bypass the blackout…

Why is British Wikipedia blacked out today?

Its some sort of protest against this Anti-Piracy laws proposal in the USA. It'll be back tomorrow, don't worry.

How to you feel about the current Wikipedia blacked-out ?

I think its a great way to get a message across. SOPA and PIPA have no right top censor, This is America, not Soviet Russia.

Is anyone else bummed out that Wikipedia is blacked out today?

No, because it is easy to bypass the blacked out screen and use Wikipedia like on any other normal day. All you must do is disable Javascript in your browser.If you have Internet Explorer: Tools -... Read More »