INTERNET BLACKOUT

  • A day without Wikipedia, not quite a day January 19, 2012

    HYDERABAD: Wednesday morning, the city (the world too) woke up to a day without Wikipedia. So whatever questions one had, they had to be shelved for a day because the English version of Wikipedia went offline for 24 hours in protest against the provisions of the proposed US antipiracy...
  • All that happened on Internet Blackout Day January 19, 2012

    New Delhi: January 18 Internet Blackout Day is a date that will live in ignorance, as the world's largest encyclopaedia Wikipedia started a 24hour blackout of the English version of the website. Wikipedia joined other big and small websites in a protest against pending US legislation aimed at shutting...
  • How to access Wikipedia on Internet Blackout day January 18, 2012

    New Delhi: Most of us rely, heavily, on Wikipedia to get information on almost any topic, theme or subject. But in a protest against the proposed US antipiracy legislation, Wikipedia has blacked itself out for 24 hours starting 10:30 AM (IST) on January 18. As a result, people are no...
  • Internet blackout fails to enlist big sites January 18, 2012

    San Francisco: A blackout scheduled for Wednesday to protest against proposed legislation on online piracy has failed to get the support of the biggest Internet players. Despite calls for the participation of sites such as Facebook, Twitter and other big names, the biggest participants are the online encyclopedia Wikipedia and the...