Thursday, January 19, 2012
The Obama administration has decided that it will not issue a permit before Feb. 21 for the controversial Keystone XL oil pipeline from Canada, according to people with knowledge of the decision.
If you've attempted to visit one of the 3.8 million articles in the English-language version of Wikipedia today, then you already know that the site has been "blacked out."
The debate over SOPA and PIPA rages on, with Wikipedia, Reddit and others choosing to blackout their sites today. Meanwhile, Congress is poised to vote on the two bills in the next month.
While the protesters are getting the greatest publicity today, there is a large group of American companies and individuals who support the proposed SOPA and PIPA bills to reduce online piracy.