Wikipedia blackout: The Wikipedia blackout is coming, as well as 24 hours without Reddit and other popular social network sites. What will we do to survive? Will we actually have to work and do our own research?
Little more than an hour into the first "Internet strike," major websites like Wikipedia and Craigslist remained dark to protest controversial anti-piracy legislation and more promised to follow in the morning.
The protests against the House's Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) and the Senate's Protect Intellectual Property Act (PIPA) spread from the Web into the streets of New York on Wednesday and more in-person protests are scheduled for San Francisco, Seattle, Las Veg
A list of websites taking part in protesting SOPA and PIPA -- including Google, Wikipedia, Craigslist, Reddit, Boing Boing, Ars Technica, Wired, The Verge, TechCrunch, O'Reilly Radar, 4Chan, Mozilla Firefox's start page, MoveOn.org, WordPress, Xkcd and Fark.
Three co-sponsors of the SOPA and PIPA anti-piracy bills in Congress have publicly withdrawn their support as Wikipedia and thousands of websites blacked out their pages Wednesday to protest the legislation.
House and Senate bills to combat "foreign rogue websites" remain on track for important votes in the coming weeks, but opposition to the measures is extending across the partisan spectrum. Today's example: Heritage Action, a nonprofit advocacy group aligned wi
Next week's scheduled vote on the PIPA anti-piracy bill has been postponed by Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, handing a major victory to Internet companies who launched online protests to battle the legislation and its House companion. known as SOPA.
A day after a widespread Internet blackout, key opponents of SOPA and PIPA warned Thursday that the controversial online piracy bills are not dead yet and called for lawmakers to slow down and start over.
The MPAA's former chief technology policy officer is speaking out against anti-piracy bills that were a top priority for his former employer. Paul Brigner, who resigned from his job last month as senior vice president for the MPAA, said he has changed his tune