Tuesday, January 17, 2012

Wednesday SOPA/PIPA Protest: Web Site Blackouts

On Wednesday, January 18, several major web sites such as Wikipedia and Reddit will be down in protest of bills meant to stop illegal file sharing. Other sites said to be involved include Boing Boing, and Cheezburger network. Major sites such as Twitter, Facebook, Yahoo, Google, etc are unconfirmed. Sites participating in the protest will go offline for 24 hours from midnight Eastern Standard Time (05:00 GMT) on Wednesday.

Please read the following ABC.com article for more information:

Wikipedia Blackout: Websites Wikipedia, Reddit, Others Go Dark Wednesday to Protest SOPA, PIPA