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The homepage of Wikipedia on January 18, 2012. (Credit: PHILIPPE LOPEZ/AFP/Getty Images)

Protests From Wikipedia, Google Appear To Be Influencing Future Of Piracy Bills

In protest of two bills in Congress that would aggressively crack down on illegal Internet content, Wikipedia is offline today. But it’s far from the only site speaking out over free speech concerns. That appears to be having an impact on Capitol Hill.

01/18/2012

(Wikipedia's English website now has a banner on top, warning users of its plans to go dark on Wednesday in protest of SOPA.)

Wikipedia Protests SOPA, Goes Dark Wednesday

One of the internet’s biggest websites is announcing it will go dark on Wednesday in protest of legislation targeting online piracy.

01/17/2012

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