Wikipedia editors react: the SOPA blackout is wrong


We’ve all undoubtedly suffered a bit due to the Wikipedia blackout today. The site has censored itself to give the Internet a test of what the consequences of SOPA/PIPA regulations could look like. And while it’s inarguably effective and has created something of a rally cry among devoted Web users, some take issue with the tactic—specifically, Wikipedia editors. “I think the Wikipedia blackout protest was a really bad idea,” editor Charles Ainsworth (whose user name on the site is Cla68) tells us. “Wikipedia is not supposed to get involved in political causes, it should remain neutral.” An editor by the name of has made a Wikipedia entry (irony of ironies) detailing this ethical gray area….

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