Come Wednesday, productivity will spike. Plagiarism will plummet. And kids will struggle ever so mightily to finish their homework. The rabbit hole of info that is Wikipedia is shutting down for a day on Wednesday, January 18th, in protest of the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA).
With Reddit also staging a shutdown on Wednesday and President Obama having already voiced his displeasure with the bill, this week’s Congressional hearing on SOPA could hopefully be its death knell in its current form.