I just wonder about the credibility of our news media that they only got spooked when Wikipedia was going to go down, and only that ~Wikipedia~ was going to go down, not all the other sites. . .
Also, I heard secondhand that Flickr was allowing users to black out other users' photos? That sounds like an even more creative way to get the discussion going, provided there is also some explanation.
I was made aware of this fun clip yesterday, which sums things up unexpectedly well given what it is-