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06:57

SOPA: CEO Dick Costolo calls a blackout of Twitter 'foolish'

The original title of this article was "Twitter’s Dick Costolo calls Wikipedia’s SOPA blackout ‘foolish’" but Costolo later wrote to Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales "that he was only referring to a potential blackout of Twitter when he made the ‘foolish’ statement."

The Next Web :: We’ve already reported on Wikipedia’s founder Jimmy Wales announcing that the site will be going dark, effectively closing up for business, for 24 hours on Wednesday in protest of SOPA (Stop Online Piracy Act).  Well, after being goaded about whether Twitter would be joining in protest with a blackout as well, Twitter CEO Dick Costolo responded by saying that the decision (changed original text, due to update:) would be foolish for Twitter.

Continue to read Matthew Panzarino, thenextweb.com

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