Monthly Archives: January 2012

Writer and Comedic Performer Jane Borden Book Signing February 16 at Hackney Library

On Thursday, February 16, 2012, the Friends of Hackney Library sponsored a book signing with author, editor, and comedic performer Jane Borden.  The book signing took place from 5:30 – 7:00 pm in Hackney Library.  More than 50 people attended … Continue reading

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Concern from Internet Advocates over Wikipedia and Other Web Sites’ Recent Protest Blackout

The fallout from Wikipedia and other Internet sites going dark for up to 24 hours on January 18 has been swift.  The blackout action was taken by the site and others to protest proposed Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) legislation … Continue reading

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Wikipedia and Other Web Sites to Shut Down for 24 Hours in Protest of U.S. Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) Legislation

Wikipedia users be forewarned:  Beginning on Wednesday, January 18, Wikipedia’s English-language version will be shutting down services for 24 hours to protest the proposed U.S. House of Representatives’  Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) legislation.  In place of its usual English-Language … Continue reading

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