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Wikipedia Going Dark This Wednesday To Protest SOPA

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Re: Wikipedia Going Dark This Wednesday To Protest SOPA

Postby Henry Vilas » Wed Jan 18, 2012 2:24 pm

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Re: Wikipedia Going Dark This Wednesday To Protest SOPA

Postby wack wack » Wed Jan 18, 2012 2:58 pm

I'm kind of surprised by the number of times I've already encountered the Wiki blackout today. I had no idea I was using or encountering Wiki that much on a daily basis.

Craigslist, too. Apparently I spend way too much time shopping for things I never buy.

Imagine the loss... yeah, I get it.
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Re: Wikipedia Going Dark This Wednesday To Protest SOPA

Postby snoqueen » Wed Jan 18, 2012 3:36 pm

Apparently the effects of the shutdown surprised even Wiki's top staff:
http://news.yahoo.com/surprises-wikiped ... 00725.html
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Re: Wikipedia Going Dark This Wednesday To Protest SOPA

Postby donges » Wed Jan 18, 2012 4:38 pm

Strange bedfellows indeed.
Herb Kohl is a co-sponsor and Paul Ryan is opposed to it. Ron Johnson doesn't know how he feels about it.

http://projects.propublica.org/sopa/
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Re: Wikipedia Going Dark This Wednesday To Protest SOPA

Postby fennel » Wed Jan 18, 2012 7:18 pm

donges wrote:Strange bedfellows indeed.
Herb Kohl is a co-sponsor and Paul Ryan is opposed to it. Ron Johnson doesn't know how he feels about it.

http://projects.propublica.org/sopa/
WTF? Even Leahy is in on it. Are they living in a cave or is it just about cash?
Now what I find more startling is that Bernie Sanders has remained mum. That concerns me.
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