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January 18, 2012 | 12:23 pm

How to Access Wikipedia Today

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Wow, most rapidly successful protest ever? Just a couple of hours into the online strike against a proposed anti-piracy law, and Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla), a co-sponsor of the Preventing Real Online Threats to Economic Creativity and Theft of Intellectual Property Act of 2011 (or PIPA, for humans), has pulled his support. Rubio is just […]

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Wikipedia, Other Sites Go Dark to Protest Online Piracy Legislation

January 18, 2012 | 9:31 am

Wikipedia, Other Sites Go Dark to Protest Online Piracy Legislation

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Update 3:10 p.m. Here’s a video, submitted via Tackable, of MC Hammer speaking out against SOPA at a Civic Center rally in San Francisco. Original post If you don’t know what the Stop Online Privacy Act today is yet, you can research it on Wikipedia But that’s the only thing you’ll find on the the […]

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January 12, 2011 | 7:46 pm

Video: Jimmy Wales Defends Accuracy of Wikipedia as Tenth Anniversary Nears

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Here’s a somewhat confrontational interview Britain’s Jon Snow did with Jimmy Wales today, a few days before the online encyclopedia’s 10th anniversary. Snow hits Wales several times with accusations about the site’s inaccuracy, confronting him with Snow’s own entry, which he says contained an erroneous assertion that he liked conifers. I’ll say this for the […]

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