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January 18th, 2012 - The day the web went dark.
The day that thousands of websites including Google and Wikipedia participated in a protest against bills (SOPA, PIPA) that would give the government way too much power in enforcing copyright. Many sites went totally dark, only displaying a splash page directing clients to sign a petition against the bills.
"I blacked out my avatar to protest against SOPA on Black Wednesday"

-"What's wrong with Wikipedia?! I have to copy it for my research paper!"
-"Dude, it's Black Wednesday, Wikipedia's closed."
by The Apostle Paul January 20, 2012
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