Wikipediablackout Wikipedia black out :: Worldwide twitter trends 18th Jan 2012

Wikipediablackout Wikipedia black out :: Worldwide twitter trends 18th Jan 2012

Imagine a World Without Free Knowledge
For over a decade, we have spent millions of hours building the largest encyclopedia in human history. Right now, the U.S. Congress is considering legislation that could fatally damage the free and open internet. For 24 hours, to raise awareness, we are blacking out Wikipedia…. Learn More

jay walsh

jansonwjay walsh

A certain #wikipediablackout is getting some extraordinary attention on the web. Take action folks, this is just a simulation.
Humor Singkat
HumorSingkatHumor Singkat

“Imagine a World Without Free Knowledge.” #WikipediaBlackout

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Greg Elliott

gregsonelliottGreg Elliott

Imagine a world without free knowledge.I support #wikipediablackout! Show your support here : ow.ly/8xjaf
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Dhyta Caturani

purplerebelDhyta Caturani

rep lo siapa, coy? :p RT @redinparis: I support #wikipediablackout! Show your support here tinyurl.com/7vq4o8g
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The Optimen

TheOptimenThe Optimen

#WikipediaBlackout Wikipedia.org currently being inundated by B.Arts Students trying to learn how long 24 hours is.
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iamCUDii

KingOfHeartsXOiamCUDii

#Wikipediablackout ??? lol If i were a teacher I would assign a lot of homework tomorrow… >;)
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pinneng

pinnengpinneng

WIKIPEDIA Black Out! ===> I support #wikipediablackout! Show your support here tinyurl.com/7vq4o8g
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Harry Potter™

ArryPottahHarry Potter™

There will be a #Wikipediablackout for 24 hours? Someone should take a survey for fun and see just how bad test grades will be for that day.
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I FOLLOW BACK 100%

mindI FOLLOW BACK 100%

RETWEET: For the #WikipediaBlackout, if you have an emergency, just load the Wikipedia page, and immediately click the “Esc” button.
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Ryan Smith

RyanReportsRyan Smith

Gr8 time covering #WikipediaBlackout. Thx to @nickcicero & @onideas for all the help! Very insightful! actionnewsjax.com/mediacenter/lo…
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Walker Lamond

rules_unbornsonWalker Lamond

I’m 8 hrs ahead of EST, so I’ll be reporting from the front lines of #WikipediaBlackout.
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Amy Robinson

amyleerobinsonAmy Robinson

Google joins #wikipediablackout with one link “please don’t censor the internet” @jimmy_wales google.com pic.twitter.com/TN9OpAny
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Jonathan Durant

jonathandurantJonathan Durant

fully supports the #wikipediablackout..knowledge should be free for everyone, everywhere! Get involved and speak out! en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Main_Page
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Rodrigo Almeida

Rodro0202Rodrigo Almeida

24 horas solo son 24 horas! // I support #wikipediablackout! Show your support here tinyurl.com/7vq4o8g
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Metta World Drummer

fatbeats27Metta World Drummer

Google & other sites will B protesting & Wikipedia is shutting dn 4 a day #Wikipediablackout. Join the FIGHT> bit.ly/s9ebnc
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emily ♕

swaggerasticemily ♕

im glad i didnt have any homework today ’cause wikipedia aint working. #wikipediablackout
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Admiral Daala ✔

AdmiralDaalaAdmiral Daala ✔

Stop being so glum – the #wikipediablackout is good because there are some things you feeble minded zombies don’t need to know.
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maxcelcat

maxcelcatmaxcelcat

Hwy wow. Just visited the #Wikipedia and encountered the #wikipediablackout! That Congress really needs to learn how the Internet works.
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♠♥ベッキー♣♦

starflower1204♠♥ベッキー♣♦

#WikipediaBlackout I support this #24hourblackout as much as I love wiki, that’s how much I support it. twitpic.com/88nb4e
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Dave Stroup

DaveStroupDave Stroup

I’m a US citizen. I don’t have Senators. RT @jimmy_wales: All US Citizens: #WikipediaBlackout means nothing unless you call your Senators.
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Wikipedia

WikipediaWikipedia

English Wikipedia is going dark January 18 in opposition to #SOPA #PIPA. ur1.ca/7j5s2 #wikipediablackout
Retweeted 100+ times
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LibyanYouthMovement

ShababLibyaLibyanYouthMovement

Although this is frustrating for the next 24 hours, I support #wikipediablackout! Show your support here tinyurl.com/7vq4o8g #SOPA
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Good eye mate =]

ThisIsCaptainGood eye mate =]

So the #Wikipediablackout happens on the day I have homework… #Perfect
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Prolific Dyslexic

prolificdProlific Dyslexic

Ok. So the #WikipediaBlackout page loads after a small delay. You can see the page and if you press ESC fast enough blackout page won’t load
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Ohio State Buckeyes

Buckeye_NationOhio State Buckeyes

If you haven’t been to Wikipedia today, go to en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Main_Page now and check out the #WikipediaBlackout.
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AJELive

AJELiveAJELive

Have your say on the US anti-piracy bills as the #wikipediablackout gets under way: aje.me/zANlM0 #SOPA
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♏ Scorpion

ScorpioSeason♏ Scorpion

Google & other sites will be protesting & Wikipedia is shutting down for a day #Wikipediablackout. Join the FIGHT> fightforthefuture.org/pipa
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Students of Hogwarts

TheHogwartiansStudents of Hogwarts

#Wikipediablackout? Alternative solution: HERMIONE JEAN GRANGER
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Jacob Manser

jacobmanserJacob Manser

Wikipedia is officially blacked out. Check out Google, while you’re at it. #StopSOPA #wikipediablackout
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María María

maria2vecesMaría María

“Imagine a world without free knowledge” #wikipediablackout #BlackoutSOPA twitpic.com/88n4w7
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Katie Filbert

filbertkmKatie Filbert

“Imagine a World Without Free Knowledge” bit.ly/heA26 #wikipediablackout #sopa
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The Wikipedian

thewikipedianThe Wikipedian

At 12am sharp, Wikipedia goes out like a light. #wikipediablackout pic.twitter.com/1VQyTlc4
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Matt Kernan

spewingnonsenseMatt Kernan

Well, @wikipedia, after years of ignoring your banner ads, I will finally donate money. Thanks for standing up for us. #wikipediablackout.
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Dario Taraborelli

ReaderMeterDario Taraborelli

“Let me know when to pull the trigger” Ops on IRC #WikipediaBlackout
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Brandon Harris

jormBrandon Harris

T minus twenty-two minutes until the #wikipediablackout. Better get your homework done fast, kids.
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AJELive

AJELiveAJELive

What do you think of the proposed US anti-piracy legislation? Tweet us your feedback! aje.me/wFS4uJ #SOPA #wikipediablackout
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Rappler

rapplerdotcomRappler

In an hour, the #WikipediaBlackout will start. Why is it shutting down for 24 hours? Read more: ow.ly/8xdaR
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Wikipedia

WikipediaWikipedia

Working in boiler room as the clock counts down to #wikipediablackout protesting #SOPA #PIPA. ur1.ca/7jygq pic.twitter.com/4qfrqoLe
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Eric Wester

EricWesterEric Wester

One of the largest Internet political statements in history begins in less than three hours. Are you ready for the #Wikipediablackout?
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Damian Brady

damovisaDamian Brady

Ex Prime Minister Bob Hawke also holds the world record for drinking a pint of milk while surfing. #citationneeded #wikipediablackout
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Aaron Muszalski

sfslimAaron Muszalski

The current home page of Italian Wikipedia, as seen on the projector of @Wikimedia‘s #WikipediaBlackout “war room”. pic.twitter.com/ZeHLF9sr
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Aaron Muszalski

sfslimAaron Muszalski

With our deadline looming, the @Wikimedia Foundation #WikipediaBlackout team works to sort out all the final details. pic.twitter.com/jn5HSQgP
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Brandon Harris

jormBrandon Harris

This is kind of fun. #wikipediablackout
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Professor Snarky

ProfSnarkyProfessor Snarky

Seriously, people. Support free-snark on the Internet. tinyurl.com/7lvx67c #wikipediablackout
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Brandon Harris

jormBrandon Harris

And now we gather in the Anti-SOPA war room for the relentless march towards the #WikipediaBlackout.
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Corinne Weisgerber

corinnewCorinne Weisgerber

Only a few hours left to get a Wikipedia summary! RT @ProfSnarky: Dear students: You’ll have to do the reading tomorrow! #wikipediablackout
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Professor Snarky

ProfSnarkyProfessor Snarky

Dear students: You’ll have to do the reading tomorrow! #wikipediablackout
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Graham Linehan

GlinnerGraham Linehan

RT @clonmacart: Take action against #SOPA and #PIPA – Support the #Wikipediablackout on Jan 18 ur1.ca/7j9fy
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Leo Chrome

thetruthatheismLeo Chrome

I strongly oppose #SOPA. Support #wikipediablackout & RT if you see this and want your Internet to remain open!
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Noam Cohen

noamcohenNoam Cohen

Give it up for @washingtonpost, stepping in during #WikipediaBlackout. Taking questions (giving answers?) at #altwiki nyti.ms/yBiY0y
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Prospect Magazine

prospect_ukProspect Magazine

Less than 1 hr till #wikipediablackout – last chance to look up that also-ran 90s indie, cobble together an idea of what ‘existentialism’ is
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Sarah Stierch

Sarah_StierchSarah Stierch

Imagine a world without free knowledge. Tomorrow, you’ll have the chance. #Wikipediablackout cc: @Wikipedia
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Wikipedia

WikipediaWikipedia

“Why is this happening?”and other questions answered about the #wikipediablackout in protest of #SOPA #PIPA ur1.ca/7jrab
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The Globe and Mail

globeandmailThe Globe and Mail

Websites including Wikipedia, Reddit going dark to protest anti-piracy bill: bit.ly/zK39m8 #SOPA #Wikipediablackout
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Atul Chitnis

AtulChitnisAtul Chitnis

Not since the destruction of the Library of Alexandria has mankind been denied of so much knowledge as it will tomorrow. #WikipediaBlackout
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CNN International

cnniCNN International

Wikipedia closes for one day: on.cnn.com/w0oYNm #WikipediaBlackout #SOPA
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BBC News (World)

BBCWorldBBC News (World)

Wikipedia founder explains why he will take site offline as part of US anti-piracy laws protests #WikipediaBlackout bbc.in/wKZRi2
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Jimmy Wales

jimmy_walesJimmy Wales

All US Citizens: #WikipediaBlackout means nothing unless you call your Senators. Do it now! Give friends the number too!
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Christophe Henner

schisteChristophe Henner

I felt a great disturbance in the World, as if millions of students suddenly cried out in terror. #wikipediablackout
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Steven Walling

StevenWallingSteven Walling

The #wikipediablackout post on blog.wikimedia.org now has more than 1,400 comments. Probably a record for @Wikimedia.
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Vtipy na každý den

vtipyVtipy na každý den

“Do your homework early.” Jimmy Wales #wikipediablackout #sopa
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Alolita Sharma

alolitaAlolita Sharma

English Wikipedia to go dark January 18 in opposition to SOPA/PIPA – WMF Press Release #wikipediablackout bit.ly/xncu6D
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Brandon Harris

jormBrandon Harris

Also, I want to point out that all language on the blackout screen is *draft copy* and will be replaced. #wikipediablackout
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Andrew Lih

fuzheadoAndrew Lih

NYTimes: Wikipedia to Go Dark on Wednesday to Protest Bills on Web Piracy nyti.ms/wMOjvG #WikipediaBlackout #sopa
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Brandon Harris

jormBrandon Harris

Here’s our #wikipediablackout banner (in progress); photo by @fuzheado : flic.kr/p/bebYnD
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Ryan Lane

SquidDLaneRyan Lane

So many hits. The Wikimedia blog is down again. Going to bring it back up and tweak some more settings. #WikipediaBlackout
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Sree Sreenivasan

sreeSree Sreenivasan

Official press release of news of English @Wikipedia blackout on Wednesday: bit.ly/xpAA8u * via @Wikimedia #wikipediablackout
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Wikipedia

WikipediaWikipedia

Read about how the decision for #wikipediablackout was made and why #SOPA #PIPA are bad for free knowledge ur1.ca/7j5mn
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Neil Kandalgaonkar

flipzaggingNeil Kandalgaonkar

This has got to be the hardest I’ve ever worked to take one of my sites off the internet. It’s usually so easy! #WikipediaBlackout
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James McLeod

TelegramJamesJames McLeod

This is a *very* big deal. Wikipedia to go dark in protest. RT @jimmy_wales: wikimediafoundation.org/wiki/Press_rel… Formal Announcement #wikipediablackout
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matt blaze

mattblazematt blaze

I really wish I were teaching a course appropriate to assign a research paper, due on January 19. #WikipediaBlackout
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Andrew Lih

fuzheadoAndrew Lih

Students: do your research *tonight*! Wednesday Wikipedia blackout to protest SOPA on tap #WikipediaBlackout #SOPA
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Jimmy Wales

jimmy_walesJimmy Wales

Announcement: official hashtag for #WikipediaBlackout is, well, #WikipediaBlackout #sopa #pipa
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Aaron Muszalski

sfslimAaron Muszalski

Today, I am especially proud to call myself a Wikipedian. This historic decision was reached via discussion & consensus. #WikipediaBlackout
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Jerome Taylor

JeromeTaylorJerome Taylor

BREAKING: Churnalists in panic as their primary source for fact says it’s going on strike for a day #wikipediablackout
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Ben Hummel

benhummelBen Hummel

Spread the word about the #WikipediaBlackout in protest of #PIPA and #SOPA
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Adrián Barrera

djpelucaAdrián Barrera

Apagón de Wikipedia en ingles por 24 horas el Miercoles en protesta a #SOPA y #PIPA #WikipediaBlackOut
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Idrialis Castillo ✔

IdrialisIdrialis Castillo ✔

Uno o varios días sin #Wikipedia … ¿Qué les parece el #WikipediaBlackout que se hará pronto?
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Jatin Kapadia

jatinkapadiaJatin Kapadia

It does not matter if you are outside US, if #SOPA and #PIPA pass through it will be the end of free speech globally. #WikipediaBlackout
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Billy

etech18Billy

I can avoid the a dark Internet on 01/18/2012 but I will miss Wikipedia. #WikipediaBlackout #Blackout
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Jatin Kapadia

jatinkapadiaJatin Kapadia

Oppose #SOPA and #PIPA, join in for the #WikipediaBlackout
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Riitta Suominen

RsuominenRiitta Suominen

RT @Kopper12: #WikipediaBlackout on January 18 to protest #SOPA
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Michael Elliot

michaelelliotMichael Elliot

@jimmy_wales You are so awesome. I have a lot of respect for you! #respect #wikipedia #wikipediablackout
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Srikanth

rsrikanth05Srikanth

QT @jatinkapadia: @jimmy_wales lets start trending this worldwide with hashtag #WikipediaBlackout
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Sean Mulkerrin

SeanMulkerrinSean Mulkerrin

Never actually thought a non tech site would have the courage to do #SOPA blackout. #WikipediaBlackout Now just need a #TwitterBlackout next
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Ben Cowie

snowandscienceBen Cowie

Looking forward to the chaos of a #WikipediaBlackout on Wednesday… #SOPAhaditcoming #SOPA
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Laura Lorson

prairielauraLaura Lorson

@jimmy_wales #WikipediaBlackout Great idea! Internet usage will drop by like 50%. You always had the best ideas, Jimbo. -xoxo- anneliese.
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Idrialis Castillo ✔

IdrialisIdrialis Castillo ✔

.@Jimmy_Wales está anunciando que @Wikipedia hará un Blackout en protesta contra #SOPA y #PIPA #WikipediaBlackout
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Dan Lewis

DanDotLewisDan Lewis

Looks like the #WikipediaBlackout is happening on Wednesday. WOW! #SOPA #PIPA
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msimoni

msimonimsimoni

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~@jimmy_wales Can we please have a blacked out Wikipedia with only a picture of your face on it? #WikipediaBlackout
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Katie

slytherin82Katie

@
@beatonna Your comment about Marat and gluten intolerance sent me on a wikipedia jag! #wikipediablackout
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Bryan and Tongo

nayrbgoBryan and Tongo

13 Jan

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