The protest action of the Russian version of "Wikipedia" is actively discussed in online communities.
The community site of the Russian version of the free encyclopedia "Wikipedia" will continue to remain inaccessible. This protest against the amendments to the law "On Information" provoked a strong reaction on the Internet. The blogosphere and Twitter are full of messages about Internet censorship. Increasingly, the messages mention the "Great Chinese firewall" - a symbol of censorship in the worldwide network. Users complain and make appeals to the authorities.
The Internet community fears that soon everything in the Russian Internet will be tightly filtered by censorship.
"Twitter is replete with messages about the strike of Wikipedia"
“Free knowledge and lawlessness associated with the seduction of minors are two different things,” producer Joseph Prigogine expressed his opinion on his Twitter account.
Not only lone bloggers, but also entire organizations express their reaction in the network. Pushkin Museum to them. A.S.Pushkin made the following statement: "The A.S.Pushkin against censorship! "
Some users joke about the site strike:
-Wikipedia is closed. The average level of erudition on the Internet fell by 97%, - Subject Chopchits tweeted.
"Representatives of the free encyclopedia urge to write appeals to the deputies of the State Duma"
Similar protest actions have already been held on English-language Wikipedia pages. They opposed limiting the dissemination of information on the network in the United States. In this case, the bills were passed with a delay.
“The protest action of the Russian version of Wikipedia caused a wide resonance on Twitter and blogs”
Currently, representatives of the Russian "Wikipedia" are looking for like-minded people. A call to write a letter to the deputies of the State Duma has been published on the main page of the community. The editors of the Know Everything website remind you that the second hearing of the Law on Information will be held in the State Duma tomorrow, July 11.
The strike of Russian Wikipedia caused a wide resonance on Twitter and blogs 10.07.2012 image, picture, imagery