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Monday 29 May 2023 Dublin: 16°C

# Going Dark

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# staying offline
Spain's terror cell managed to avoid detection by going dark and relying on family
The key person in this case is said to be Moroccan imam Abdelbaki Es Satty.
# Going Dark
Lights out - Piccadilly Circus kills its world-famous advertising screens for the first time since WWII
The last time the lights were dimmed, barring power cuts, was 1949.
# light out
Will you be switching out the lights for Earth Hour?
If you want to participate, you have to go dark from 8.30pm this evening.
# Going Dark
ESB says electricity restored after power cuts affect parts of south Dublin
ESB Networks has now restored power.
Wikipedia joins 'internet blackout' protest against SOPA
The future of the controversial bill SOPA looks uncertain after White House criticism, but the protest is going ahead.
# Explainer
Reddit, Boing Boing plan website blackout over SOPA - but what is it?
A number of high-profile sites are ‘going dark’ this Wednesday over proposed anti-piracy legislation.