Talk:Protests against SOPA and PIPA

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Anonymous Citation[edit]

"In January, Anonymous helped lead the online protests against SOPA and PIPA, the despised congressional antipiracy bills." http://www.wired.com/threatlevel/2012/06/ff_anonymous/5/ How can I cite this without getting censored by Wiki-Authorities? -ARKBG1 (talk) 04:46, 25 June 2012 (UTC)

Wired is fine for a source. I would not phrase the statement that way, as the above is editorializing. Get rid of the last sentence fragment, "the despised...," and you should be okay. Wikipedia is not censored (something I personally am not entirely comfortable with), but it has certain standards that it maintains to make sure that it is an encyclopedia and not a news or editorial aite.--¿3family6 contribs 12:33, 25 June 2012 (UTC)
P.S. As the above statement you want to cite is a direct quote, that is certainly acceptable if you put quote marks on it and attribute it to Wired.--¿3family6 contribs 12:36, 25 June 2012 (UTC)

History of "Blackout" protest?[edit]

Was the idea of a blackout protest taken from the internationally popular New Zealand internet blackout? — Preceding unsigned comment added by 2404:130:0:1000:224:81FF:FE5F:B1D2 (talk) 04:01, 5 July 2012 (UTC)

Twitter's Participation in Blackout[edit]

In the section on websites that participated in protest, Twitter is mentioned to have participated in the blackout. However, I cannot find any mention that this is the case. In fact, I have found sources that state that Twitter did not participate [1]. Can anyone clarify this? --131.156.236.193 (talk) 08:25, 4 December 2012 (UTC)

Image[edit]

Here's a good image of Aaron Swartz that could be used:

Aaron Swartz