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Posted at 10:50 AM ET, 01/18/2012

SOPA blackout: As Wikipedia goes dark for a day, #altwiki has answers

As Wikipedia goes dark, #altwiki takes its place for a day.

By Elizabeth Flock and Mark Luckie  |  10:50 AM ET, 01/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  National, Wikipedia, SOPA, PIPA, #altwiki

Posted at 02:27 PM ET, 01/17/2012

Wikipedia Blackout: An #altwiki Band-Aid

When Wikipedia goes dark on Wednesday, a few media organizations are trying a one-day crowdsourcing alternative: #altwiki.

By David Beard  |  02:27 PM ET, 01/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  National, Wikipedia, SOPA, PIPA, Stop Online Piracy Act, Protect IP Act

Posted at 10:37 AM ET, 10/06/2011

Italian Wikipedia shut down in protest of proposed ‘Wiretapping Act’

In protest of a bill proposed to Parliament that would allow widespread censorship, the entire Italian Wikipedia website has voluntarily taken itself down.

By Elizabeth Flock  |  10:37 AM ET, 10/06/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  World, Wikipedia, Italy, web censorship