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Jessica Roy / Betabeat:
Study Reveals 88% of Sexual Photos and Videos Uploaded by Teens are Reposted to ‘Parasite’ Porn Sites   —  A study conducted by an internet safety non-profit called the Internet Watch Foundation has revealed that the vast majority of sexualized multimedia uploaded by teens to places like Facebook …
Oct 22, 2012, 8:25 PMIn context
Ernesto / TorrentFreak:
Microsoft DMCA Notice ‘Mistakenly’ Targets BBC, Techcrunch, Wikipedia and U.S. Govt   —  In recent months the number of DMCA takedown requests sent out by copyright holders has increased dramatically, and it's starting to turn the Internet into a big mess.  —  One of the problems …
Oct 8, 2012, 6:10 AMIn context
Liz Gannes / AllThingsD:
OpenStreetMap Gets First Major Funding From Knight News Challenge   —  OpenStreetMap, the increasingly popular Wikipedia-like project to create a map of the world — it's now used by Apple, Foursquare and others — has gotten its first major funding grant.  —  Knight News Challenge …
Sep 21, 2012, 11:50 AMIn context
Emil Protalinski / The Next Web:
Wikimedia enables ebook export feature on Wikipedia for your offline reading pleasure   —  Wikimedia today announced that it has enabled a new EPUB export feature on Wikipedia, but only on the English version of the site.  You can use the new feature to collate your personal collection …
Sep 18, 2012, 12:05 AMIn context
Jon Brodkin / Ars Technica:
Wikipedia told Philip Roth he's not “credible source” on book he wrote   —  American novelist Philip Roth is so famous that there's a Wikipedia page about his life and numerous Wikipedia articles about individual books he's written.  But by the sometimes strict editing process enforced …
Sep 7, 2012, 6:10 PMIn context
Dennis Schaal / Skift:
Wikipedia parent forges ahead with new travel wiki, sues Internet Brands for getting in the way   —  The Wikimedia Foundation has formally decided to move ahead with the creation of a new, non-commercial travel wiki and has sued Internet Brands for allegedly impeding the effort.
Sep 6, 2012, 12:25 PMIn context
Alan Travis / Guardian:
Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales attacks government's 'snooper's charter'   —  Jimmy Wales says his website would encrypt all connections with Britain, and called the plans ‘technologically incompetent’  —  Jimmy Wales, the founder of Wikipedia, has sharply criticised the government's …
Sep 6, 2012, 4:45 AMIn context
Abram Brown / Forbes:
Best Buy To Let Schulze's Bid Move Forward, Start Due Diligence   —  Best Buy will allow founder Richard Schulze to conduct due diligence and form an investment group to make an official bid for the struggling retailer.  —  Schulze will have 60 days after starting the review of the company's financials to finalize the offer.
Aug 27, 2012, 7:25 PMIn context
Carl Franzen / TPM IdeaLab:
Craigslist Quietly Begins Testing Maps   —  Craigslist has just gotten a major cartographic upgrade.  The popular classified advertising website has quietly begun testing embedded maps on ads for housing in the San Francisco Bay and Portland, Oregon areas.  —  Craigslist's new housing ad maps use data …
Aug 27, 2012, 4:05 PMIn context
Louis Goddard / The Verge:
Wikipedia's main page down, article pages loading incorrectly (update: restored)   —  Wikipedia appears to be experiencing severe technical problems, with users around the world unable to access the site's main page and article pages lacking images or stylesheet information.
Aug 6, 2012, 10:00 AMIn context

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