Wikipedia to go dark in piracy protest

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    That's quite a big step for Wikipedia to take - but it should raise a huge amount of public awareness (a good thing!). I'm going to have to do some reading up on SOPA!
     
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    Jimmy Wales has just gone up a notch in my book.
     
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    I don't think 24 hours is long enough!
     
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    The burning question is, how many people actually went over to the Wikipesia site just to see the blacked out page ? :thumb:
     
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    Taffycat Crunchie Cat VIP Member

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    Oops... busted! :blush: :lol:
     
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    So i'm not the only big kid on the forum then :lol:
     
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    Well, I totally forgot about it -TWICE !

    Went to check something out and, bang, it got me - TWICE. :D
     
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    Yup it's still black........
     
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    Firefox also went dark for 24 hours too!
     
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    ...and Gamespot
     
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    :user: The end of the world is neigh:nod:
     
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    https://www.laquadrature.net/en/eu-commission-paves-the-way-for-privatized-net-censorship

    bootneck02 is right, wont be long at all. :cool:
     
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