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For non-US people: How to Avoid Wikipedia Blackout

Posted by Anton Khitrenovich on January 18, 2012

For all non-US people, that have no U.S.Congress representative to contact about SOPA and PIPA – here is the simple recipe  to avoid the blackout.

First of all, you need Google Chrome with AdBlock extension. Now, open the AdBlock options, go to the Customize tab, click on ‘Edit’ button and add the following two lines to the filters:

http://meta.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?title=Special:BannerLoader&banner=blackout*
http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/9/98/WP_SOPA_Splash_Full.jpg

Don’t forget to click ‘Save’ and enjoy the Wikipedia again!

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