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Julia Smirnova / Washington Post:
Russia orders ISPs to block Wikipedia after site editors refuse to delete article; Wikimedia expects site to be blocked for most users within days   —  Russia's war with Wikipedia  —  The recent battle between Russian authorities and Wikipedia started in a village called Chyorny Yar (population: less than 8,000) in southern Russia.
Aug 24, 2015, 7:20 PMIn context
Joe Pinsker / The Atlantic:
Wikipedia's dwindling ranks of volunteer editors struggle to stop editors paid by PR firms   —  The Covert World of People Trying to Edit Wikipedia—for Pay  —  On January 11, 2013, James Heilman, an emergency-room physician and one of Wikipedia's most prolific medical editors …
Aug 17, 2015, 12:00 AMIn context
Katie Collins / Wired.co.uk:
Jimmy Wales and mobile network The People's Operator launch ad-free social network TPO.com to make it easy to donate to charities   —  Jimmy Wales launches charitable social network TPO.com  —  Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales and mobile network The People's Operator are launching a new charitable social network called TPO.com.
Jul 22, 2015, 7:40 AMIn context
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai / Motherboard:
Wikimedia switching all of its sites to HTTPS by default   —  Wikipedia Is Finally Encrypting the World's Knowledge  —  Wikipedia, one of the most popular websites in the world, will now be encrypted by default, a change that will better protect its hundreds of millions of visitors from surveillance and censorship.
Jun 12, 2015, 7:40 PMIn context
Barry Schwartz / Search Engine Land:
After Several Public Google Maps Hacks, Google Forced To Suspend Map Maker To Prevent More Fake Edits   —  Google has temporarily suspended Google Map Maker, a service to allow the community to make edits to Google Maps similar to how Wikipedia edits work.  The reason the service was suspended …
May 11, 2015, 12:00 PMIn context
Jeff John Roberts / Gigaom:
BuzzFeed, NPR, WaPo, Guardian, and others support Twitter's challenge to Patriot Act gag orders   —  Tech and media firms join Twitter in key test of FBI gag orders  —  A bitter fight between the Justice Department and Silicon Valley is expanding as a diverse group of companies have lined …
Feb 18, 2015, 2:35 PMIn context
Andrew McMillen / Backchannel:
Almost all 47K edits by a top Wikipedia editor were to fix incorrect uses of “comprised of”   —  Meet the ultimate WikiGnome.  —  On a Friday in July 2012, two employees of the Wikimedia Foundation gave a talk at Wikimania, their organization's annual conference.
Feb 4, 2015, 7:00 AMIn context
Stephen Shankland / CNET:
Be warned: Google enlists Chrome in push for encrypted Web   —  Google has taken its first step to flag ordinary sites like Wikipedia and CNN with a security warning because they allow all data transmissions to be viewed by the prying eyes of hackers or governments.
Jan 30, 2015, 5:20 PMIn context
Stephen Lurie / Matter:
Wikimedia's 36 “stewards” use their global editing rights to police and manage all Wiki sites   —  The 36 People Who Run Wikipedia  —  What the weirdest, wildest, most successful participatory project in history tells us about working together.
Nov 9, 2014, 5:15 AMIn context
Greg Sterling / Search Engine Land:
OS X Yosemite's Spotlight search sends query and location data to Apple and Bing by default   —  Apple Capturing Spotlight Search Query Data, Sharing With Bing  —  An improved Spotlight Search is a central feature of Apple's new Yosemite operating system for the Mac.
Oct 20, 2014, 4:25 PMIn context

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