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Google

Google protested SOPA and PIPA by slapping a black bar over the "Google" logo on its search page, and accompanying it with a link reading, "Tell Congress: Please dont censor the web!"

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Wikipedia

Wikipedia opted to respond to SOPA and PIPA with a daylong shutdown. Users still needing to access Wikipedia information can search for a specific term on Google, hover their mouse over the preview and, from there, access the cached version.

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Reddit

Like Wikipedia, Reddit chose to protest SOPA and PIPA by going dark and advocating that users call their congressperson, sign a petition or do both.

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Wired

Some news Websites joined the protest game. Wired.com, for example, made a show of "censoring" the content on their main page with (removable) black bars.

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The Oatmeal

Even comedy Website The Oatmeal protested SOPA and PIPA in its own special and NSFW, or not safe for work, way.

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WordPress

WordPress offered bloggers a set of "black-out plug-ins" for either blacking out their Website entirely or, instead, applying a symbolic ribbon somewhere on the page.

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Mozilla

Mozilla instituted its own "virtual strike" against SOPA and PIPA.

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Electronic Frontier Foundation

The Electronic Frontier Foundation also wasted no time assembling a "Take Action" page.

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icanhascheezburger

As a Website potentially affected in a deep way by SOPA and PIPA (thanks to its reliance on user-generated content), the ever-popular icanhascheezburger instituted a blackout.

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Minecraft.net

A variety of other Websites, including Minecraft.net, protested against the legislation in their own ways.

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