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Wikipedia goes dark for 24 hours to protest anti-piracy act

Last Updated: Wednesday, January 18, 2012, 12:05

Wikipedia, on Wednesday, blacked out the English language version of its website to protest anti-piracy legislation under consideration in Congress, the foundation behind the popular community-based online encyclopaedia said in a statement Monday night.

Wikipedia blacks out over anti-piracy bill

Last Updated: Wednesday, January 18, 2012, 09:15

Wikipedia blacked out the English language version of its website Wednesday beginning 10:30 am (IST) to protest anti-piracy legislation under consideration in Congress.

Twitter slams Wikipedia’s ‘black out protest’

Last Updated: Tuesday, January 17, 2012, 12:59

Micro blogging site Twitter has slammed Wikipedia’s plan to s “go dark” on Wednesday for 24-hour to protest against highly-contentious US online piracy legislation, calling it “foolish” and “silly”.