SOPA and PIPA Facing Many Protests And Black Out


Support from various areas of the globe continue to flow into the Wikipedia. Some Wikipedians voted to reject Stop Piracy Online Anti-piracy Act (SOPA) and Protect the Intellectual Property Act (PIPA) bills.

As the site that manages information openly, the existence of the two BILLS are considered very harmful and threatening the continuation of the live Wikipedia. The founders, Jimmy Wales claimed, the BILL could hit internet businesses in the future.

During the last 72 hours, the support of the Wikipedians (Wikipedia users) keep flowing and stated will discuss piracy BILL seriously. Today, English Wikipedia was closed for 24 hours. This action is a form of protest against the American Congress who coined it. A few giant corporations that one vote with Wikipedia are Google, Yahoo, Twitter, eBay and Amazon. read more