— Jimmy Wales (@jimmy_wales) January 16, 2012
Wikipedia joins Reddit and the Cheezburger network in Wednesday’s blackout. The announcement comes after the White House has came out against the anti-piracy bills marching through Congress (as they are now written). Mashable writer Alex Fitzpatrick is skeptical of the Obama administration’s position, wondering just what the administration will support then in the fight against international online piracy..
- Reddit going black to protest SOPA, Wikipedia may join (news.hypercrit.net)
- Wikipedia to join reddit in SOPA blackout Wednesday (arstechnica.com)
- Wikipedia To Go Dark In Protest Of SOPA (huffingtonpost.com)
- SOPA: Reddit Confirms January 18 Blackout, Wikipedia and Others May Follow (techland.time.com)