Wikipedia Set to Blackout for a Day

In protest of the SOPA bill Wikipedia has stated that they are going to shut down their English language section.

As an article at reported — Go to Wikipedia at midnight and you won’t find any of the usual encyclopedia articles.

Instead, you’ll be greeted with a message about anti-piracy bills that are topics of heated debate in the U.S. Congress — stirring opposition from tech companies in Silicon Valley and support from media companies in Hollywood.

Wikipedia, one of the highest-traffic sites on the Internet, will shut down for 24 hours in protest of these laws, which the website says would make it very difficult — maybe impossible — for its nonprofit encyclopedia to continue to operate.

The blackout starts at 12 a.m. ET on Wednesday.

Google took part too!

For today only if you look anything up on wikipedia this is what you will find

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