SOPA Protest Day

January 18, 2012

Today, in protest of the U.S. Congress’s consideration of the proposed SOPA and PIPA legislation (Stop Online Piracy Act and Protect IP Act), thousands of websites across the webosphere are blacking out, in an effort to inform readers about the legislation and how it could impact the future of the internet.

Craigslist, Reddit, and the apolitical yet ubiquitous Wikipedia are all going black for the day, while Google is blacking out its logo.

Wikipedia offers a brief description of how the legislation could impact the internet, and what you can do to stop it:


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