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post Thu 12th January 2012, 3:11pm
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<img alt="" height="1" width="1" />SOPA: Reddit Confirms January 18 Blackout, [b]Wikipedia and Others May Follow[/b]
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By Graeme McMillan | @graemem | January 12, 2012 | + It's on — at least partially: Reddit has announced that it will be going dark for 12 hours to protest the Stop Online Piracy Act, and Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales has said that he hopes to ...

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post Thu 12th January 2012, 6:41pm
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It's very important that they all do this. They want to give people a sense of the great power they have to influence the way we think and vote. I hope people get that sense, and I hope people start to get a little afraid of it. Hope that makes sense.
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post Thu 12th January 2012, 10:21pm
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It used to be that engaging in political activity was not a charitable act. Is that still the case? OXFAM, Christian Aid, Save the Children, etc had separate organisations to carry out political campaigning.
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post Fri 13th January 2012, 2:57am
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Anyone wondered what happened to Aaron Swartz?

Well, he's now running Wikipedia Blackout.....
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post Fri 13th January 2012, 4:46am
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QUOTE(EricBarbour @ Thu 12th January 2012, 9:57pm) *

Anyone wondered what happened to Aaron Swartz?

Well, he's now running Wikipedia Blackout.....


Edit: If he is indeed "running" the site...

Of course he'd make it about money for the Foundation, too. Wonder if he got trade name permission to use "Wikipedia" on a .com domain name.

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