[Wikimedia-l] Russian Wikipedia goes on strike

David Gerard dgerard at gmail.com
Tue Jul 10 11:02:42 UTC 2012

On 10 July 2012 09:22, Thomas Morton <morton.thomas at googlemail.com> wrote:
> On 9 July 2012 20:41, Milos Rancic <millosh at gmail.com> wrote:

>> In less than half an hour Russian Wikipedia will go on one-day strike
>> against SOPA/PIPA-like law in Russia [1] (in Russian).

> Unless I am missing something key; whilst this is a crappy law, it is not
> much like SOPA/PIPA in that it doesn't seem to threaten the existence of
> Russian Wikipedia.

You're missing something key: the way it's written, even articles on
chemistry would be blocked.

- d.

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