Wednesday, January 18, 2012

Wikipedia blacked out for 24-hour protest against SOPA

The on-line user-supported encyclopedia joined Google and other social media such as Reddit in protesting a Congressional debate over a highly restrictive internet law called SOPA - for short.

Co-authored and sponsored by U.S. Rep. Lamar Smith, R-Tx, the law would severely crimp present internet practices with respect to social media, entertainment, research materials and such services as Wikipedia.

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