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Julian Hattem / The Hill:
Wikipedia blocks edits from Congressional IP address again after edits from “obvious transphobe”   —  ‘Orange is the New Black’ fight sparks new House Wikipedia ban  —  For the third time this summer, computers in the House have been blocked from editing Wikipedia due to a string of controversial edits.
Aug 21, 2014, 8:00 PMIn context
The Coinbase Blog:
Wikimedia Foundation Receives More Than $140,000 in Bitcoin Donations in First Week   —  Since it was founded in 2001, Wikipedia has provided tremendous value to the world by making it easy and free for anyone with an Internet connection to consume information.
Aug 8, 2014, 11:20 AMIn context
Natasha Lomas / TechCrunch:
Wikipedia reveals 56 requests for user data in first transparency report; 50 links removed under Right to be Forgotten   —  Wikimedia Attacks Europe's Right To Be Forgotten Ruling As Threat To Its Mission  —  The Wikimedia Foundation, the not-for-profit organization behind Wikipedia …
Aug 6, 2014, 8:35 AMIn context
Joe Miller / BBC:
Wikipedia link hidden by ‘right to be forgotten’   —  Jimmy Wales had previously voiced his opposition to the right-to-be-forgotten ruling  —  A Wikipedia entry has been removed from certain Google search results, under the new EU “right to be forgotten” law.
Aug 4, 2014, 3:45 PMIn context
Paul Sawers / The Next Web:
Wikipedia goes fully native on iOS and now lets you edit articles too   —  As one of the biggest brands on the Web, Wikipedia needs little introduction.  —  The world's biggest online encyclopedia is available across a multitude of platforms, including desktop and mobile.
Jul 31, 2014, 5:20 PMIn context
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Internet.Org's App With Free Access To Facebook, Google, Wikipedia, Local Info Launches In Zambia   —  85% of the 5 billion people without Internet simply can't afford data plans.  So Facebook's accessibility initiative Internet.org today launches its Android and web app for the developing world …
Jul 31, 2014, 4:50 AMIn context
Noah Rayman / TIME:
You Can Now Donate to Wikipedia in Bitcoin   —  The Wikimedia Foundation, the non-profit responsible for Wikipedia, said Wednesday that it will accept donations of the digital currency Bitcoin.  —  “It has always been important to the Foundation to make sure donating is as simple and inclusive as possible …
Jul 30, 2014, 1:20 PMIn context
Abby Phillip / Washington Post:
Wikipedia blocks anonymous edits (and trolling) from a congressional IP address   —  A Wikipedia administrator has blocked anonymous edits from a congressional IP address for 10 days because of “disruptive” edits being made by someone located in the House of Representatives, a spokesman for the Wikimedia Foundation confirmed.
Jul 24, 2014, 4:35 PMIn context
Ellen Emmerentze Jervell / Wall Street Journal:
Swedish author and his bot created 2.7M Wikipedia articles; some editors object to methods   —  For This Author, 10,000 Wikipedia Articles Is a Good Day's Work  —  In Sweden, Sverker Johansson and His ‘Bot’ Have Created 2.7 Million Articles; Some Purists Complain
Jul 14, 2014, 9:55 PMIn context
Ed Summers / inkdroid:
Bot @congressedits tweets all anonymous Wikipedia edits made from Congressional IP addresses   —  why @congressedits?  —  Note: as with all the content on this blog, this post reflects my own thoughts about a personal project, and not the opinions or activities of my employer.
Jul 12, 2014, 1:45 PMIn context

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