U.K. surveillance bill would effectively ban strong encryption
The Conservative government says it's necessary to protect U.K. citizens.
On Nov 4, 2015 by Patrick Howell O'Neill
Uptick in global bans sparks backlash from Wikipedia users
A rare 'global ban' has been used six times in the past three months.
On Feb 22, 2015 by Tim Sampson
Jimmy Wales pledges $500k UAE award to human rights causes
Now the money will fight "human rights abuses worldwide," Wales said.
On Dec 15, 2014 by Rob Price
Google’s already censored 170,000 URLs under EU’s ‘right to be forgotten’
That’s 100,000 a month.
On Oct 10, 2014 by Rob Price
Trolling Jimmy Wales at Wikimania 2014
Three days. Two hundred talks. Only one Nimrod Kamer.
On Aug 21, 2014 by Nimrod Kamer
Wikipedia takes a long, hard look in the mirror
Ten years in, a singular monkey and the "right to be forgotten" dominate Wikiepdia's annual conference.
On Aug 13, 2014 by Rob Price
Wikimedia Foundation officially condemns ‘right to be forgotten’
Wikipedia's spoiling for a brawl with the European Court of Justice.
On Aug 6, 2014 by Rob Price
‘Right to be forgotten’ debate heats up as censorship hits Wikipedia
It's supporters say it's a victory for privacy. It's detractors say it's attacking press freedom.
On Aug 5, 2014 by Rob Price
Here’s how Google will enforce the ‘right to be forgotten’
Google will flag takedown requests in its biannual transperancy report.
On Jun 11, 2014 by Tim Sampson
How much of your history does Wikipedia track?
Wikipedia's data retention guidelines come with a loophole that allows them to keep data about you indefinitely.
On May 29, 2014 by Tim Sampson
Wikipedia cofounder rails against alternative medicine
Wikipedia co-founder calls alternative medicines "the work of lunatic charlatans."
On Mar 26, 2014 by Tim Sampson
Archive of deleted Wikipedia articles reveals site’s imperfections
Wikipedia, which has an entry on fart jokes, still deems some topics unworthy of inclusion.
On Dec 29, 2013 by Aaron Sankin
The battle to destroy Wikipedia’s biggest sockpuppet army
And it's just the "tip of the iceberg," according to one editor.
On Oct 8, 2013 by Simon Owens
Wikipedia decides Chelsea Manning will remain ‘Bradley’ for now
Can a website vote on a person's gender transition?
On Aug 31, 2013 by Jay Hathaway