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1-18-2012 @ 11:23AM
You can actually still access Wikipedia articles today (or at least I can, using Chrome). When you click on a Wikipedia article, you'll see the actual article for like half a second or something before the black page takes over. If you hit your browser's "stop loading" button during that time, the black page never pops up and you can read the article all you want.
1-18-2012 @ 11:30AM
No offense, but I think you may be missing the point.
1-18-2012 @ 11:44AM
N-train, I don't think Michael is "missing the point." The point of the blacked out sites is to raise awareness about SOPA/PIPA, and I think it's doing a great job at that. If one is intentionally stopping the black from appearing so their end so they can access the information (because, you know, people still need to do their jobs and schoolwork), then obviously they are already aware and thus have gotten the point.
1-18-2012 @ 11:56AM
It still runs normally for me, I think No Script has something to do with this. I didn't even realize the blackout was today.
1-18-2012 @ 4:53PM
I went looking for the blackout effect on Wikipedia today, and it took me awhile to figure out how to make it happen. (I'm in support of the effort, but I think they failed at it.)
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