Can Wikipedia Solve YouTube's Conspiracy Theory Problem?
The Wikimedia Foundation wasn’t given warning before Susan Wojcicki announced at SXSW that YouTube is planning to use its content to debunk fake news.
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Jimmy Wales' Next Act Is to Fight the Scourge of Fake News
The man behind Wikipedia wants to help fix the news business, if not society itself, from the corrosive effects of fake news. Will his plan work?
Wikimedia Is Moving Toward Using Gender-Neutral Pronouns
"This is worth a little 'discomfort' in order to feel more welcoming for women, trans and genderqueer future contributors."
Wikimedia Foundation Executive Director Resigns Amid a Community Revolt
Lila Tretikov is out amid concerns the organization wasn't being transparent about its search engine plans.
Wikimedia: We’re Really Really Not Building a Search Engine
The nonprofit that runs Wikipedia says the idea it was competing a Google competitor has been a big misunderstanding.
In Monkey Selfie Lawsuit, Lawyer in Chippendales Suit Is the Reasonable One
"Monkey see, monkey sue is not good law – at least not in the Ninth Circuit."
PETA Sues Photographer on Behalf of Selfie-Taking Monkey
You know the one.
Wikipedia Is Suing the NSA to Preserve Its Users' Anonymity
The nonprofit that runs Wikipedia and the ACLU say NSA spying threatens anonymity online.
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Who Owns the Monkey Selfie?
A monkey took a selfie in the jungle, and now the camera's owner is trying to stake his claim over the majestic beast's glamor shot by taking legal action against Wikimedia for publishing the image in their public domain library. Does he have a case...
Wikipedia Is Building a Repository of Famous Voices
Stephen Fry was among the first to record his own intro for the free encyclopedia.