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Source photo Several Russian-based ISPs are blocking free online library Wikipedia after content editors refused to delete an “offending article,” according to news reports. The URL of a page describing how to use charas, a type of cannabis, was banned by the court of a small Russian town, Cherny Yar. Read More

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In its first-ever transparency report, the Wikimedia Foundation revealed a handful of odd stories about takedown requests sent to Wikipedia. Among the claims on public-domain books and monkey selfies was a curious request from 2012: that Wikipedia remove a page on the Tasmanian language palawa kani, because an aboriginal resources center owned the rights to […]

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British people trust Wikipedia more than the mainstream media, the information sites founder Jimmy Wales said Sunday, at the close of a three-day conference of the Wikimedia movement in London. A YouGov poll of almost 2,000 British adults found 64 percent trust the authors of Wikipedia entries to tell the truth a great deal or […]

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