17 Jan '12, 6am

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Several websites will be going offline this coming Wednesday (US Time) to protest against SOPA and PIPA . Sites like Reddit , Boing Boing , ICanHasCheezburger and many more have announced that their site will be taking part in the protest. The latest site to take part in the protest is Wikipedia . Wikipedia announced today that the English language Wikipedia site will be unavailable for for 24 hours beginning midnight (EST) on 18 January 2012. That means Wikipedia will be unavailable from 1pm 18 January to 1pm 19 January Singapore time. This blackout is expected to affect millions of people worldwide. I think most people can live 1 day without Reddit discussion or cute kitten pictures. But Wikipedia is a very important resource on the internet. Unable to access it for 24 hour is going to be very disruptive to many people worldwide. But I respect Wikipedia’s decision to tak...

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