Wikipedia Will Not Be Available Today (2 Hours To Go) – Fighting SOPA And PIPA [REMINDER]

Yesterday we covered about the SOPA and PIPA protests that many internet companies will be observing today, January the 18th 2012. Wikipedia being the worlds best resource for information, will be shut down for 24 hours in a mass protest to oppose the two bills which many governments especially the united States is looking to pass which will then in result compromise user privacy.

As a reminder, for everyone out there who is looking to use Wikipedia today, is reminded that to work quickly as only 2 hours remain for Wikipedia to be Shutting down operation for today.

We will be updating you on other web companies protests later today. Leave us your comments…


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