Asteroid renamed ‘Wikipedia’
The Committee for Small Body Nomenclature has renamed a main belt asteroid, previously labeled number 274301, with an official moniker: Henceforth, it’s known as Wikipedia.
Internet blackout against U.S. law fails to enlist big sites
Despite calls for the participation of sites such as Facebook, Twitter and other big names, the biggest participants are Wikipedia and Reddit. Of the biggest tech sites that have voiced opposition to the legislation, only Google planned any type of change to its site.
Wikipedia, Google protest Internet bills
Wikipedia went dark, Google blotted out its logo and other websites planned protests to voice concern over legislation intended to crack down on piracy.
Wikipedia to go dark to protest Internet piracy legislation
The free online knowledge site Wikipedia will shut down for 24 hours this week in protest of anti-online piracy legislation before Congress.