In one week, January 18 2012, the English Wikipedia site will be blacked out for 24 hours. Other gobal sites joining in the protest include Reddit, Google, and WordPress.
This action is taken in protest against legislation proposed in the USA, the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA), and the PROTECT IP Act (PIPA), both of which will restict freedom of speech on the Internet.
Read more about it on Wikipedia, at http://wikimediafoundation.org/wiki/English_Wikipedia_anti-SOPA_blackout.
You can go on strike for a day in protest at http://americancensorship.org/.
Let’s keep the Internet free.