Legitimacy and efficacy: The blackout of Wikipedia
Keywords: Wikipedia, Governance, Legitimacy
AbstractThe hallmark of the successful online protest against SOPA was the blackout of Wikipedia for a day. This paper tracks the internal dynamics that led to Wikipedia’s blackout and focuses on the place that legitimacy and authority had in crafting the debate.
How to Cite
Oz, A. (2012). Legitimacy and efficacy: The blackout of Wikipedia. First Monday, 17(12). https://doi.org/10.5210/fm.v17i12.4043
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