Wikipedia Goes Dark, Uninformed Masses Freak Out

In case you were wondering, Wikipedia, Reddit and Boing Boing all followed through with their promise to go dark in protest of the, as Charles Barkley would say, TURRIBLE Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA). And as anyone could have predicted, the misinformed are freaking the f*ck out, proving that the protests are a worthwhile effort considering how many people still don’t appear to know much about SOPA.

Twitter user Katie Notopoulos spent some time last night retweeting some of the more hilarious tweets regarding Wikipedia going down…

Additionally, this is what Google looks like today…

And of course the internet at large is playing a part in the protests in the way that the internet at large participates in everything — with GIFs and YouTube videos, etc. This is from the incomparable Mr. Gif

And here’s a video made by YouTuber formerfatboys

Happy Anti-SOPA day on the internet, y’all!