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# going-dark - Thursday 24 August, 2017

Spain's terror cell managed to avoid detection by going dark and relying on family
# Staying Offline
# Staying Offline

Spain's terror cell managed to avoid detection by going dark and relying on family

Aug 24th 2017, 3:27 PM 22,899 Views 77 Comments

The key person in this case is said to be Moroccan imam Abdelbaki Es Satty.

# going-dark - Tuesday 17 January, 2017

Lights out - Piccadilly Circus kills its world-famous advertising screens for the first time since WWII
# Going Dark
# Going Dark

Lights out - Piccadilly Circus kills its world-famous advertising screens for the first time since WWII

Jan 17th 2017, 7:11 AM 39,796 Views 27 Comments

The last time the lights were dimmed, barring power cuts, was 1949.

# going-dark - Saturday 28 March, 2015

Will you be switching out the lights for Earth Hour?
# Light Out
# Light Out

Will you be switching out the lights for Earth Hour?

Mar 28th 2015, 2:16 PM 22,629 Views 50 Comments

If you want to participate, you have to go dark from 8.30pm this evening.

# going-dark - Sunday 3 November, 2013

ESB says electricity restored after power cuts affect parts of south Dublin
# Going Dark
# Going Dark

ESB says electricity restored after power cuts affect parts of south Dublin

Nov 3rd 2013, 5:44 PM 20,324 Views 30 Comments

ESB Networks has now restored power.

# going-dark - Tuesday 17 January, 2012

Wikipedia joins 'internet blackout' protest against SOPA
# SOPA
# SOPA

Wikipedia joins 'internet blackout' protest against SOPA

Jan 17th 2012, 9:00 AM 3,416 Views 14 Comments

The future of the controversial bill SOPA looks uncertain after White House criticism, but the protest is going ahead.

# going-dark - Monday 16 January, 2012

Reddit, Boing Boing plan website blackout over SOPA - but what is it?
# Explainer
# Explainer

Reddit, Boing Boing plan website blackout over SOPA - but what is it?

Jan 16th 2012, 1:25 PM 5,868 Views 12 Comments

A number of high-profile sites are ‘going dark’ this Wednesday over proposed anti-piracy legislation.