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Tuesday, January 17, 2012

Braum Details SOPA Protest for Wednesday, Jan 18

Heads up for ... patrons and students tomorrow: Wikipedia will be blacking out tomorrow (January 18th) for 24 hours to protest the proposed SOPA and PIPA bills before Congress.

Wikipedia's release:

Here's three resources for more background on the situation:

1. Boing Boing, Reddit, and other online sites will also be blacking out tomorrow:

2. How SOPA affects students, educators, and libraries:

3. A good round-up of perspectives on the situation, including links to the proposed bills:

Heather Braum
Technology Librarian
Northeast Kansas Library System

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