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monkey selfie
2014-08-22 07:39:43

Bad news for the British photographer who allowed a curious monkey to take a selfie using his equipment – US officials have issued new rules declaring that the images cannot be copyrighted.

2014-08-21 16:27:01

Wikimedia Foundation Executive Director and Open Source Specialist to Lend Expertise to Enable Personal Learning for All LOS GATOS, Calif., Aug.

wikipedia fights forgotten
2014-08-08 04:20:42

Vowing to fight what they call the “censorship” of “right to be forgotten” laws, the organization that runs Wikipedia has started publicly posting the notices it receives when search engines intend to remove links from their results.

2014-05-16 23:06:08

The annual conference, taking place on June 16-18 in New York City, will include speakers from Philips, Kaplan Higher Education, Amazon, Netflix, Oracle, IBM, Wikimedia and many more.

2014-04-28 23:12:34

KeepCalling supports Wikipedia’s efforts to make information and knowledge available to people all over the world by donating $4000. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) April

Wikipedia Sends Cease And Desist Letter To Sockpuppetters
2013-11-22 11:51:37

On Tuesday, Wikipedia attorneys sent a “cease-and-desist” letter to Wiki-PR for “engaging in paid advocacy editing" known as "sockpuppetting."


Word of the Day
begunk
  • To befool; deceive; balk; jilt.
  • An illusion; a trick; a cheat.
The word 'begunk' may come from a nasalised variant of Scots begeck ("to deceive, disappoint"), equivalent to be- +‎ geck.