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The internet, or more specifically, the sites that live on the internet, have defended their way of life in the past. In 2012, there was the great internet blackout, in which participating sites like Google, Wikipedia and Mozilla darkened their web pages for 12 hours to protest SOPA and PIPA, two proposed bills whose efforts to go after piracy would have given the government censorship power over sites on the net.