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Wikimedia to E.U.: Proposed copyright reform could ‘stifle’ the free web

European Parliament will vote on a controversial proposal next week.

On Sep 5, 2018 by Christina Bonnington

President Donald Trump Official Portrait

Someone is trying to get Trump’s official portrait deleted from Wikipedia

Is Trump's presidential portrait protected by copyright? Good question.

On Jun 5, 2017 by Andrew Wyrich

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It’s time to kill the PATRIOT Act

Dispensing with this bill is long overdue.

On Mar 26, 2015 by Matthew Rozsa

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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

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Wikimedia Foundation stays quiet about 2 recent—and rare—’global bans’

Notoriously transparent online encyclopedia secretive about why two editors were permanently banned.

On Jan 8, 2015 by Tim Sampson

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Jennifer Lawrence’s Wikipedia entry edited to display nude photos

Just after breaking her silence on the celebgate attacks, Lawrence falls victim again. 

On Oct 7, 2014 by Greg Seals

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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

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Major PR firms promise to play by Wikipedia’s rules

Advertising giants like Ogilvy and Edelman have issued a joint statement to the skeptical Wikipedia community.

On Jun 10, 2014 by Tim Sampson

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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

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Muslim slurs on Wikipedia traced to U.K. government computers

"The amendments made to Wikipedia are sickening."

On May 1, 2014 by Tim Sampson

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One of Wikimedia’s largest donors accused in paid editing scandal

Did Harvard Univeristy's Belfer center pay an editor to cite its scholars?

On Apr 14, 2014 by Tim Sampson

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Chipping away at Wikipedia’s gender bias, one article at a time

The online knowledge-source lacks female editors, but a group of artists and feminists are trying to change the balance.

On Feb 10, 2014 by Kate Knibbs

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Wikipedia will ensure you always know what celebrities sound like

Just in case YouTube doesn't last.

On Jan 30, 2014 by Miles Klee

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Does Wikipedia need a medical disclaimer?

Some Wikipedians wonder if the site should do more to warn users about the quality of the advice they’re receiving.

On Jan 1, 2014 by Tim Sampson

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Wikipedia hits sockpuppet PR firm with cease-and-desist notice

Wiki-PR is not affiliated with Wikipedia, and Wikipedia wants to make that clear.

On Nov 19, 2013 by Kevin Collier