Cluley called the pending U.S. legislation "daft," and argued that it would not be effective in regulating content piracy.
"[My blog post] seems to have really roiled people, but I think anyone with the smarts to modify their browser, chances are they've heard about SOPA," Cluley added. "I don't think we're attempting to diminish Wikipedia's protest."
He said as much in a reply to one commenter on his blog.
"Telling people the way to get around the Wikipedia blackout is hardly saying we're pro-SOPA/PIPA," Cluley said. "And -- bonus! -- maybe some more folks now know how to better protect themselves against malware using NoScript."
NoScript , which runs only on Firefox, can be downloaded and installed from the add-on's website.
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