Wiki Walk-Out

by Nick Glossop on January 16, 2012Comments Off

Wikipedia to shut down on Wednesday to protest SOPA

 

Today, founder of the non-profit behind information archive Wikipedia, Jimmy Wales, announced that the site will go dark for 24 hours on Wednesday in protest of the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA)…

…The 24 hour shutdown of Wikipedia will be replaced with instructions on how to reach out to your local US members of congress, and Wales says he hopes the measure will “melt phones” with volume.
– The Next Web