Wikipedia:SOPA initiative/Post-blackout activities and initiatives

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The recent blackout is unlikely to be the end. This page contains links and information to post-blackout activities, proposals, and initiatives by the community.


I'd just like to remind all: if you oppose SOPA, you should oppose CISPA. It's much worse. If wikipedia can stop one law, it can stop another. --HectorMoffet (talk) 13:08, 20 April 2012 (UTC) is on it. (talk) 02:09, 25 June 2012 (UTC)


OpBlackout requests that you would please not abandon the plan. --ARKBG1 (talk) 23:00, 9 May 2012 (UTC)

Internet Defense League

It appears as though they are developing browser plug-ins to automate boycotts. (talk) 02:10, 25 June 2012 (UTC)

I've been watching that used to list which seems rather drastic (but potentially very powerful and effective) but which is now listing that does seem like a very important issue which places the continued existence of the Foundation, Wikipedia and wikis in general at considerable risk. Please note meta:Requests for comment/Internet Defense League (and the User talk:Jimbo Wales/Archive 109#Internet Defense League archive.) (talk) 02:12, 3 July 2012 (UTC)

See also (talk) 22:24, 3 July 2012 (UTC)

Access to research

Please see Wikipedia:Access2Research and follow Joining the campaign for free and open access to research funded by U.S. taxpayers, the Wikimedia Foundation is supporting the petition which seeks to ensure via a mandate that research produced with United States federal funding can be accessed, free of charge, by anyone.

Russian Wikipedia blackout

The Russian Wikipedia is going dark for a day in solidarity against their version of SOPA/PIPA. (talk) 08:09, 10 July 2012 (UTC)

English language coverage; Jimmy Wales on PBS News Hour. (talk) 17:28, 11 July 2012 (UTC)

Foundation lobbying strategy priority suggestions (talk) 23:29, 15 July 2012 (UTC)

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