by on January 18th, 2012

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How internet would look like after SOPA and PIPA?…!!! How will internet and its users be affected if these bills are passed? What is The White House stance on SOPA and PIPA? How you can join the cause and blackout your website? Find out below:

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The Wikipedia went offline today. But the articles are still accessible with a little trick. Wikipedia and many other popular websites protested against PIPA and SOPA because those bills can harm the free and open internet and information online. As described earlier, SOPA and PIPA aim to put burden on website owners to police user-contributed material and call for the unnecessary blocking of entire sites and blacklisting from major search engines. The concern is great and the protest is valid. While Wikipedia protests and disables articles for users today, there is still a way you can access English Wikipedia.

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by on January 18th, 2012

wikipedia-offline

And the English Wikipedia goes offline. First thing I was curious about this morning was Wikipedia’s blackout.

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by on January 17th, 2012

sony xperia ion, sony xperia s

Sony revealed Xperia ion – first LTE smartphone at January 9,2012 at the 2012 International CES that will be available exclusively in the U.S. from AT&T in the second quarter. Xperia ion offers easy connectivity with multiple screens to share and enjoy content on whichever screen user choose, whether it’s TV, smartphone, laptop or tablet. Xperia ion Android powered smartphone has 4.6-inch HD display (1280 X 720 pixels), HD 12-megapixel camera, HD recording capabilities from both rear and front-facing cameras.

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For the first time Wikipedia is protesting against something by remaining offline for 24 hours, worldwide, beginning at 05:00 UTC on Wednesday, January 18 2012. 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. If passed, these bills would seriously damage the free and open Internet, including Wikipedia. Only English version of Wikipedia will be offline on Wednesday for 24 hours.

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