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If you frequent sites such as Wikipedia and Craigslist, chances are that today you will have to do without. This is because these sites, along with a few others, are openly protesting Congress and their SOPA (Stop Online Piracy Act) and PIPA (Protect IP Act) bills. Their argument? They want the American public to actually see the danger in not protesting these bills by actually blacking out their pages as Congress would do to those sites that violate the potential laws. Amongst these sites, Google, Huffington Post, TwitPic, and WordPress are also participating to a certain degree (some are completely blackouts while others have an option on their site that informs the reader that they stand behind the protest). So what are your thoughts? Do you think this will be effective enough to get Congress to drop the bills?
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