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Goodbye Wikipedia On Wednesday.

Wikipedia to go black on Wednesday in the USA. See news.

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In reply to: Goodbye Wikipedia On Wednesday.

The Link. I couldn't get this formatted reply box to work properly in previous message, only the Toggle page for just text.
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While wikipedia is down

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I Can Too Due To Wikipedia Racial Discrimination

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Seems if you are willing to read it in Spanish while in the USA, you can access it. Only the English speaking residents of the States are blocked. I think we should spread the word about the discriminatory policies of Wikipedia.
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And.....I'm in!

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Seems they are using a javascript to block the site which is easily defeated. If anyone wants to read something at Wikipedia today, in English, just turn off your browser's javascript while visiting the site.

Javascript is needed here at CNET forums however, so turn it back on before trying to add any message to the forum.

Another option is to use NoScript to block the particular script Wikipedia is running.

Or you can block this image.
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Instead of blocking all Javascript...

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You could use NoScript (or YesScript) to selectively block scripts from Wikipedia today.

Alternatively, for Firefox/Chrome users, use Stylish to apply your own CSS to Wikipedia.org, which restores content without disabling functionality:
#mw-page-base, #mw-head-base, #content, #mw-head, #mw-panel, #footer {display:block !important;}
#mw-sopaOverlay {display:none !important;}


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Fighting censorship with censorship

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...that's the wikipedia way. Oh, also heard if you hit the Escape key before the blackout screen pops up, it will leave the page clear to read. Of course have to do that for each page accessed there.

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You believe their claim that the one day blackout is a protest stance is false?

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you lost me

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your question has nothing in common with what I said.

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ain't government sanctioned corporate censorship...

In reply to: I can access it today

... a wonderful thing ?

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