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Dan Nosowitz / Popular Science:
Meet The Climate Change Denier Who Became The Voice Of Hurricane Sandy On Wikipedia   —  Ken Mampel, an unemployed, 56-year-old Floridian, is in large part the creator of the massive Hurricane Sandy Wikipedia page.  He's also the reason that, for nearly a week, the page had no mention of climate change.
Nov 4, 2012, 9:10 AMIn context
Rebecca J. Rosen / The Atlantic Online:
Surmounting the Insurmountable: Wikipedia Is Nearing Completion, in a Sense   —  And that's something of a challenge for the collaborative encyclopedia going forward  —  Nearing completion?  Gaudí's Sagrada Familia and ... Wikipedia?  (Wikimedia Commons)
Oct 28, 2012, 12:20 AMIn context
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

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