Picture of the Day: Wikipedia's Protest

By Rebecca J. Rosen

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The above is what every page of Wikipedia looks like today, a protest of anti-piracy legislation now in Congress, legislation so overly broad, the site's editors maintain, that it "could fatally damage the free and open Internet." The online encyclopedia is the sixth-most-viewed site on the entire Internet. Google, the number-one most visited domain, Craigslist, and Reddit, among many other sites, also planned protests.

Below, recent Pictures of the Day:

Image: Wikipedia.

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