Wikipedia Blackout (& work around)

Jonathan Duncan jonathan at
Wed Jan 18 10:18:41 MST 2012

On 18 Jan 2012, at 09:59, Steve Meyers wrote:

> On 1/18/12 3:20 AM, S. Dale Morrey wrote:
>> As it turns out they are using a simple javascript redirect to send
>> everyone to the blackout page.  No javascript, no blackout page.
>> Therefore either disable it using noscript, or simply turn off
>> javascript globally as per usual in your browser and wikipedia will
>> work again.
> There are a couple other options.  You can just hit ESC before the 
> blackout loads.  Or put ?banner=none on the end of the URL.

Nice.  Thanks for figuring this out before I needed to.  Long live the hacker geeks of the world!

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