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Modern Warfare Blackout Group Calls For DLC Boycott
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While the residual effects of the Modern Warfare 3 blackout seem to be minimal–that is, it did not cause Activision to relent and patch all the issues that were brought to light–that hasn’t stopped the HC4M ELITE crew to abandon …

The Modern Warfare 3 Blackout Is Still On
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Earlier this month, we discussed the upcoming Modern Warfare 3 blackout that’s scheduled for April 20th. The goal of the call to action is to get the game’s publishers (Activision and Infinity Ward) to address various user complaints about gameplay …

Modern Warfare 3 Blackout Planned
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Apparently, releasing some paid DLC is not the way to go about pacifying a fanbase that wants a little more support for their buck. At least, that’s the position a group of Modern Warfare 3 “fans” are taking for what …

Wikipedia Is More Important Than You Think Wikipedia Is More Important Than You Think

Are you one of those people who freaked out over Wikipedia blacking out? Even if you weren’t and knew exactly what was going on, you most likely realize the impact Wikipedia has had on the Internet and society as a …

Anonymous: #OpGlobalBlackout Targets Banks, Facebook Anonymous: #OpGlobalBlackout Targets Banks, Facebook
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Anonymous is back with their grandest threat yet. This past week, an innocuous YouTube video was posted titled, “Anonymous Message to Congress.” The video was made in response to the shutting down of MegaUpload on Thursday by the federal government. …

Anonymous: MegaUpload Take Down Could Be Trap Anonymous: MegaUpload Take Down Could Be Trap
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Did Anonymous play into the government’s hands? That’s the suggestion of Molly Wood at CNET who claims that the government planned the MegaUpload take down to happen right after the SOPA/PIPA protests on Wednesday. She claims that her sources told …

Wikipedia’s SOPA Blackout: Solidarity Beyond The English-Langage Page Wikipedia’s SOPA Blackout: Solidarity Beyond The English-Langage Page

So SOPA news will be bursting from your Internets today what with Wikipedia (and others) disappearing till tomorrow. It’s a pretty bold message but it only directly affects the English-language page. But how might users of Wikipedia’s non-English pages be …

Wikipedia SOPA Blackout Causes Freak Outs On Twitter Wikipedia SOPA Blackout Causes Freak Outs On Twitter
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Chances are most of you who read news online have heard about the Stop Online Piracy Act and the Protect IP Act. Well, it was recently announced that Wikipedia would institute a blackout in protest of SOPA & PIPA. As …

Wikipedia SOPA Blackout Goes Live Wikipedia SOPA Blackout Goes Live
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As announced by Jimmy Wales, via Twitter, the Wikipedia SOPA / PIPA blackout is now live. For the next 24 hours when you visit Wikipedia.com you’re greeted with the following image: The message that comes with the image states:“For over …

SOPA Blackout Set For January 18th: Here’s All The Info SOPA Blackout Set For January 18th: Here’s All The Info
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Over the weekend, the Stop Online Piracy Act was dealt a major blow as the legislation was delayed until “outstanding concerns” have been addressed. SOPA will not move forward in the House as the official vote was been cancelled and …

SOPA Blackout… Without the Consequences
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Josh Wolford’s comprehensive rundown of the SOPA/PIPA protest blackouts slated for tomorrow mentioned how some site admins do not wish to totally black out their sites, for a variety of valid reasons (the hit to SEO alone can be crippling). …

Wikipedia SOPA/PIPA Blackout Pages

As part of a sustained effort against (the recently-shelved) SOPA and (still-threatening) PIPA bills before Congress and the Senate, respectively, Wikipedia has announced that they will be part of a blackout on Wednesday, January 18. (image)@jimmy_walesJimmy WalesStudent warning! Do your …