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Biggest Sites That Went Dark in Protest of SOPA

Today, January 18th, a lot of popular and less popular websites have joined their forces and went dark to protest the Internet Censorship Bills.

“For over a decade, we have spent millions of hours building the largest encyclopedia in human history. Right now, the U.S. Congress is considering legislation that could fatally damage the free and open Internet. For 24 hours, to raise awareness, we are blacking out Wikipedia,” says the protest message on the Wikipedia site.

Wikipedia, along with Reddit, WordPress and a lot more popular websites have gone black in protest of the Stop Online Privacy Act (SOPA). Here’s how 10 of the most popular websites looked like today:

1. Wikipedia

2. Reddit

3. WordPress

4. Mozilla

5. Wired

6. O’Reilly

7. Explosm

8. Digital Public Library of America

9. Digifreak

10. Twitpic

Have you joined the strike or protested in some way?

Author: Alice

Alice is an enthusiast blogger. She loves to write articles related to web design, WordPress, UI / UX and design trends.