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SOPA and Internet Blackout how you can protest

How many of you have noticed weird behavior of some of our most visited websites?
Have you noticed that the Wikipedia page today looks like this

What is this?
This is a all-out Blackout. Why?
Because of SOPA. What is SOPA? Read about it here http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stop_Online_Piracy_Act
Today's blackout is akin to a "sit-in" protest. It is extreme but non-violent and non-threatening and once the point is made the players will move on to other forms of protest. Google has blacked out its logo on its homepage, Wikipedia is denying (top picture) access to entries and Reddit is giving facts about SOPA and what you can do to stop it. What does a blacked out Internet look like? Take a look at the screenshot below.



Google

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Google's top lawyer, David Drummond, explains why the search giant is censoring its homepage and logo in a blog post on the company's official blog.
Next comes another of my Favorite 

WordPress

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The popular WordPress homepage that would normally show the top trending sites within the company's domain shows a series of would-be websites that have been censored. When clicking on those sites, users are brought to this page urging users to write Congress top stop SOPA/PIPA.

Mozilla

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Reddit

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Craig's List

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And last but not the least

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    1. Yeah....fotgot to check that out yesterday....btw blacked out my site too

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