- Wikipedia is the latest Web site to decide to shut on Wednesday in protest against the two Congressional bills, the Stop Online Piracy Act, often called SOPA, and the Protect IP Act, which is often called PIPA. The bills have attracted fierce opposition from many corners of the technology industry. Opponents say several of the provisions in the legislation, including those that may force search engines and Internet service providers to block access to Web sites that offer or link to copyrighted material, would stifle innovation, enable censorship and tamper with the livelihood of businesses on the Internet.
Monday, January 16, 2012
Wikipedia closing for a day
Wikipedia is closing down Wed, Jan. 18, 2012 to protest PIPA and SOPA. NY Times:
Posted by The Shaved Ape at 1/16/2012 11:46:00 PM