Credo Reference to remain open for learning

Today Wikipedia and other companies such as Reddit, Boing Boing, Twitter, and Tumblr, are making a protest statement to the U.S. government, in response to two internet censorship bills currently being considered by Congress and the House of Representatives. Wikipedia’s founder announced on Twitter Monday, January 16th, that the English language version of Wikipedia would blackout for 24 hours in protest of SOPA and PIPA starting at midnight Wednesday, January 18th. Reddit and Boing Boing will also blackout in protest of these bills, and various corporations, including Google, will be supporting the blackout through their own sites, blogs, etc.

Because we at Credo Reference are committed to our libraries, who can’t go dark and still fulfill their commitment to make trusted information available to the public, our search platform and online reference service Credo Reference will remain open for learning today.

What can you do personally to show your support in this strike to stop the web censorship bills in Congress? Learn more here.

 



One Response to “Credo Reference to remain open for learning”

  1. […] The response to Wikipedia being blacked out in particular was interesting. The Washington Post, The Guardian and National Public Radio announced that they would answer questions posted to Twitter with the hashtag #altwiki. Closer to the library community Credo Reference announced that free access for a day. […]

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