English version of Wikipedia is blacked out today (January 18th, 2012) for protesting the anti-piracy Acts SOPA and PIPA.
The blackout is a protest against proposed legislation in the United States—the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) in the U.S. House of Representatives, and the PROTECT IP Act (PIPA) in the U.S. Senate.
So, all the pages in English wikipedia are showing below screen with the message
"Imagine a World Without Free Knowledge"
For more than a decade, we have spent millions of hours building the largest encyclopedia in human history. Right now, the U.S. Congress is considering legislation that could fatally damage the free and open Internet. For 24 hours, to raise awareness, we are blacking out Wikipedia.
-Click Tools->Options to open Options Dialog box window
-Click Content Tab in the Options window.
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