China uncensors Wikipedia

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| It seems that the site has been unblocked in a number of major cities
| including the Chinese capital, Beijing.
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http://www.theinquirer.net/gb/inquir...sors-wikipedia

Indonesia has just blocked YouTube though, joining other nations.


Related and recent:

Wikipedia hits 10 million total articles

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| This is the 10 millionth article created on Wikipedia. It is an article about
| a 16th century goldsmith named Nicholas Hilliard, and was created in the
| Hungarian version. *
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http://www.news.com/8301-13772_3-990...=2547-1_3-0-20


Wikimedia Foundation gets $500,000 donation

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| It's been a good week for the coffers of the Wikimedia Foundation.
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| On Tuesday, the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation announced it was giving $3 million
| over three years to the organization that runs Wikipedia.
|
| And on Thursday, top-dog venture capitalist Vinod Khosla and his wife, Neeru,
| said they were going to donate $500,000 to the foundation. *
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http://www.news.com/8301-13772_3-990...=2547-1_3-0-20


Sloan Foundation gives Wikimedia Foundation $3 million

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| Talk about hot foundation-on-foundation action.
|
| On Tuesday, the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation announced it was giving the
| Wikimedia Foundation--which runs Wikipedia--$3 million. *
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http://www.news.com/8301-13772_3-990...=2547-1_3-0-20