It's pretty late in the day to mention this but if you tried to access wikipedia today, you had no such luck.  They (along with other sites) are protesting the attempted legislative act named SOPA (stands for "stop online piracy act") which will greatly affect, if passed, the way we currently enjoy the interwebz.

Well...since you weren't able to access wikipedia or other sites today, here is what you might have missed.

And on a serious note, if you want to know more about SOPA and how you can act, view the video below.

PROTECT IP / SOPA Breaks The Internet from Fight for the Future on Vimeo.