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Wikipedia is a multilingual online encyclopedia created and maintained as an open collaboration project by a community of volunteer editors using a wiki-based editing system. It is the largest and most popular general reference work on the World Wide Web, and is one of the most popular websites ranked by Alexa as of January 2020. It features exclusively free content and no commercial ads, and is owned and supported by the Wikimedia Foundation, a non-profit organization funded primarily through donations.


Turkey's Wikipedia ban ends after almost three years

turkey's wikipedia ban ends after almost three years
Turkey is restoring access to Wikipedia after a ban that lasted almost three years. The country's...
WorldNews - Published Also reported by •BBC News

Turkey ban on Wikipedia lifted after court ruling

Turkey restored access to online encyclopedia Wikipedia after the official publication on Wednesday of a Constitutional Court ruling that the more than two-year block was a violation of freedom of..
Reuters - Published

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Turkey issues detailed ruling on Wikipedia rights violation

The Turkish Constitutional Court on Wednesday issued a detailed version of last month's ruling that a more than two-year block on access to online encyclopedia Wikipedia in Turkey was a violation of..
Reuters - Published

Tory Brexiteer MP appears to edit his own Wikipedia page to remove reference to EU grant and unlawful payments

Exclusive: Account named 'Stuart Anderson MP' deleted potentially damning sections from site
Independent - Published

Turkish high court lifts country’s Wikipedia ban

turkish high court lifts country’s wikipedia ban
The Turkish high court ruled on Thursday that the country’s move to block Wikipedia violated freedom of expression, paving the way for a two-year-old ban on the website to be lifted. The judges of..
WorldNews - Published

Wikipedia ban: Top court calls for Turkey to lift block

The Constitutional Court rules that the country's block on accessing Wikipedia is unconstitutional.
BBC News - Published

Russia to upgrade homegrown encyclopedia after Putin pans Wikipedia

Russia is to set up a new online site for its national encyclopedia after President Vladimir Putin said Wikipedia was unreliable and should be replaced.
Reuters - Published

How Hong Kong's keyboard warriors have besieged Wikipedia

Beyond Hong Kong's tear gas-drenched streets and shattered universities, another battle has been raging over the city's depiction online on the crowd-sourced internet encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Reuters - Published

Russia Is Building Its Own Wikipedia After Putin Says The Country Needs One

russia is building its own wikipedia after putin says the country needs one
Weeks after Russian President Vladimir Putin suggested that his country develop an alternative to the massively popular Wikipedia free online encyclopedia one prominent editor has revealed he was..
WorldNews - Published

Rapper Drake launches cannabis brand

rapper drake launches cannabis brand
Drake. Wikipedia Rapper Drake has partnered with Canopy Growth on a new cannabis venture, the company announced Thursday, expanding the Canadian pot giant's list of celebrity backers. He joins Seth..
WorldNews - Published

Vladimir Putin calls for 'reliable' Russian version of Wikipedia

vladimir putin calls for 'reliable' russian version of wikipedia
President says user-edited site should be replaced with Big Russian Encyclopaedia Vladimir Putin has called for the creation of a more “reliable” Russian version of Wikipedia . The president told a..
WorldNews - Published

China and Taiwan clash over Wikipedia edits

Taiwanese editors suspect the Chinese government is behind edits made to the online encyclopedia.
BBC News - Published

Wikipedia down: ‘Malicious attack’ brings down online encyclopedia after pages fail to load

wikipedia down: ‘malicious attack’ brings down online encyclopedia after pages fail to load
Wikipedia suffered a global outage on Friday night after cyber attackers brought down the site with a distributed denial of service (DDOS) attack. Users across Europe were unable to access the site for..
WorldNews - Published

John Delaney's Wikipedia vandalized to say he died at the Democratic debate

John Delaney's Wikipedia page was vandalized to say he had died at the Democratic debate at the hands of Warren. The page was changed back shortly after. - Published

Most Wikipedia profiles are about men - these women in Australia are hoping to change that

Wikipedia, the world's most popular online encyclopedia, is mainly written by men and about men. This week, a group of women working in Australia's science sectors will work towards closing the gender..
SBS - Published

Most Wikipedia Profiles Are of Men. This Scientist Is Changing That.

Jessica Wade has added nearly 700 Wikipedia biographies for important female and minority scientists in less than two years. - Published

April Fools' Day on the Web 2019: A Round-Up of the Biggest Tricks

april fools' day on the web 2019: a round-up of the biggest tricks
by Alice Monroe - April Fools’ Day, which takes place on April 1st each year, is often a great excuse for people to play pranks on one another. Big websites and online brands are no different,..
One News Page Staff - Published

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