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Things could get mighty dim on the interwebby, Wednesday..

Wikipedia to go dark to protest web piracy drafts

The draft legislation has won the backing of Hollywood, the music industry, theBusiness Software Alliance, the National Association of Manufacturers and the US Chamber of Commerce.

But last month, the founders of Google, Twitter, Wikipedia, Yahoo! and other Internet giants expressed concern over the two drafts, saying in a open letter that they would “give the US government the power to censor the Web using techniques similar to those used by China, Malaysia and Iran.”

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