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What an Internet protest looks like

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Content on the WIRED Magazine website was blacked out in protest of controversial anti-piracy legislation on Jan. 18.

Many individuals and organizations cranked up efforts to protest controversial anti-piracy measures on Wednesday. These folks took to the Internet and tried every trick in the book in order to raise awareness, provide educational materials, and put an end to the Protect IP Act (PIPA) and the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA).

Here's how that looked in action.

(Msnbc.com is a joint venture of Microsoft and Comcast/NBC Universal. Microsoft publicly opposes SOPA in its current form, while Comcast/NBC Universal is listed as a supporter of SOPA on the House Judiciary Committee website.)

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