The Web to “Go Dark” January 18th to Protest Censorship Bills

Wednesday, January 18, 2012
By Paul Martin

by George Washington
ZeroHedge.com
01/18/2012

INTERNET TO SHUT DOWN WEDNESDAY TO PROTEST CENSORSHIP

Less than 24 hours after I noted that we’ve won a brief respite from SOPA, the bill’s chief sponsor said it’s back on track for mark up in February.

But a number of the world’s most popular websites – including Wikipedia, Twitpic, Reddit, Imgur, Mozilla and WordPress – are “going dark” on Wednesday January 18th to protest the censorship bills (SOPA and PIPA).

In addition, Google and other web titans will place prominent messages on their front pages urging their readers to oppose the draconian bills.

For example, Google has replaced its normal logo with this image (which links to an anti-SOPA page):

The Rest…HERE

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