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Are There Workarounds For Wikipedia's Blackout?

Wikipedia may have shut down its English language site for the day on Wednesday, but people are still finding ways to access its content. Robert Siegel talks to Brian Cooley, editor at large at CNET, about various workarounds for Wikipedia users.
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Congress Backs Off Anti-Web-Piracy Bill

Congress was poised to pass a bill restricting Internet transfer of copyrighted material but now seems to be backing off.
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Virtual Victuals: A Gamer Turns Video Game Food Into Real Food

Mushrooms and cherries first taught gamers what food can do in games. Now, one gamer has taken the food from the virtual world and put it on the dinner plate.
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Websites Shut Down To Protest Anti-Piracy Bills

Wikipedia, Reddit and Boing Boing are among the popular websites that will be dark Wednesday to protest a pair of bills making their way through Congress. Hollywood studios say tougher rules are needed to protect their intellectual property from online piracy. But Silicon Valley companies say the bills would encourage censorship and harm innovation.

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