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Monkey selfie, aboriginal language among Wikipedia copyright takedown requests

Wikimedia's first transparency report reveals that most of its user data requests were made in the US

Wikipedia adding voice recordings to famous people's pages

England's BBC is helping to get the project off the ground by openly licensing clips from its broadcast archives.

New Creative Commons license gives users more flexibility

Authors and artists seeking to release works under a Creative Commons license now have more flexibility and choice when they want to share their works, Creative Commons said Thursday.

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Wikimedia is liable for contents of Wikipedia articles, German court rules

Wikimedia has to delete passages in Wikipedia articles if they turn out to be false, the court said.

Wikipedia asks editing services firm to stop changes to Wikipedia

Wikimedia Foundation has asked editing services firm Wiki-PR to cease and desist editing Wikipedia for pay and passing articles off as unbiased.

Wikipedia bans 250 accounts on pay-for-article concerns

The online encyclopedia's editors are investigating allegations of suspicious edits and accounts.

This data map shows trolls and weirdos destroying Wikipedia in real time

This data mapping project shows the location and content of anonymous Wikipedia edits in real time.

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Wikileaks' Assange to Google's Schmidt: 'I don't use email'

Wikileaks' latest release is billed as a transcript of a "secret meeting," but it may more accurately be termed a promotion.

French government agency forced Wikipedia volunteer to delete entry

A French intelligence agency ordered a Wikipedia volunteer to delete a page about a military radio relay last month, alleging the page contained classified military information.

Wikipedia may face disruptions as it migrates to Virginia data center

Online encyclopedia Wikipedia may encounter service disruptions as it is migrated to servers at a data center in Ashburn, Virginia.