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Wikipedia Goes Dark To Protest Anti-Piracy Bills

Wikipedia and dozens of websites went dark Wednesday to protest two bills in Congress that the entertainment industry says are needed to protect American movies and music from so-called "rogue" websites — foreign-based sites that specialize in copyright infringement.
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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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