Wikipedia Blackout (a.k.a. SOPA strike) Posted on 17th January 2012 by rengolin To protest against absurd piracy counter-measures in US, the Wikimedia foundation (and others) will be shutting down this Wednesday. We’ll be supporting the act by shutting down our blog, too. Not that our blog makes any difference, it’s more for the protest than anything else. UPDATE: More sites, including Google and WordPress, are joining the strike.