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Grant Shapps's Wikipedia page was edited to remove byelection gaffe

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More details emerge of changes to online encyclopaedia made from computers in Tory chairman's officeFurther details have emerged of how Grant Shapps' constituency office altered his Wikipedia biography to remove references to embarrassing political gaffes, mentions of the marketing website he founded and his personal fortune.Using a series of anonymous...
Grant Shapps's Wikipedia page was edited to remove byelection gaffe

Tim Berners-Lee: the internet has no off switch

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Briton who launched first web page in 1990 reiterates opposition to extending government control of internetThere is no "off switch" for the internet, says the British inventor of the world wide web - and that is a good thing, because it could only be undone by governments around the world...
Tim Berners-Lee: the internet has no off switch

Wikipedia Zero expands into Asia, drops mobile data charges for 10m subscribers in Malaysia

thenextweb.com
Wikipedia Zero, a project launched by the Wikimedia Foundation to offer free mobile access to Wikipedia in emerging countries, expanded into Asia for the first time this week via a partnership with Malaysian operator Digi, opening access to more than 10 million subscribers in the country. Wikipedia and Digi began...
Wikipedia Zero expands into Asia, drops mobile data charges for 10m subscribers in Malaysia

Despite record donations, half of Wikipedia users don’t know it’s not-for-profit

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At the DLD Conference in Munich last month, Pavel Durov – creator of Russian social network Vkontakte — pledged his support to Wikipedia live on stage, announcing he would donate a cool $1 million dollars to the online encyclopaedia, representing one of the largest contributions the website has received since it...
Despite record donations, half of Wikipedia users don’t know it’s not-for-profit
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