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Wikipedia shutdown this Wednesday

Yes, the Online encyclopaedia, Wikipedia will shutdown their website on this Wednesday (18 Jan 2012) to protest the SOPA (Stop Online Piracy Act). This news via Wikipedia founder, Jimmy Wales twitter.

“The decision to shut down the English Wikipedia wasn’t made by me — it was made by editors, through a consensus decision-making process.”

The shutdown of Wikipedia will last for 24 hours long. Wikipedia is not the first website to plans to shutdown, there are a lots of popular big site like Reddit, Boing Boing etc have plans to go dark.

sopa razer

Even the game industry leader, Razer is against SOPA.

Wikipedia shutdown this Wednesday, done your homework already? Be quick!


Category: Technology