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SOPA and PIPA Explained

by Claudine Zap

If you tried to look something up on Wikipedia today, you may have been surprised to learn not about whatever obscure fact you were hunting down, but that there’s a war being waged over what you can see on the Web. Two bills, Stop Online Piracy Act and Protect IP Act, are seeking to limit copyright infringement online, and the web is in revolt.

On Wednesday, Wikipedia (which blacked out its site) and Google, which visibly protested the legislation on its homepage, voiced their opposition (along with many other sites, including Yahoo!) to bills they argue would

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