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#RSAC: Wikipedia founder plugs HTTPS 
By Dan Raywood | Oct 15, 2012 | Comment Now 
Says SOPA blackout was a success.
 
Wikipedia's SOPA blackout seen by 162 million 
By Liam Tung | Jan 20, 2012 | Comment Now 
Australian web industry mixed on SOPA impact.
 
Amendments planned for unpopular online piracy bill 
Jan 17, 2012 | Comment Now 
Sources expect DNS blocking to be cut from SOPA.
 
Customers abandon Go Daddy to protest SOPA support 
By Brett Winterford | Dec 30, 2011 | Comment Now 
Domain company reverses position.
 
Wikipedia mulls blackout to protest SOPA 
By Brett Winterford | Dec 13, 2011 | Comment Now 
'Strong public opposition' to online piracy bill.
 
Justin Bieber fans get nasty, deface rival singer's Wikipedia page 
By Chris Jager | Feb 15, 2011 | Comment Now 
Bieber fervor has once again turned nasty, with fans of the teenaged Canadian pop star adding insults and death-threats to a rival musician's Wikipedia entry. Her crime? ...
 
Wikipedia celebrates 10th anniversary 
Community members celebrate in Australia and around the world.
 
Power outage sends Wikipedia offline 
By Liz Tay | Jul 5, 2010 | Comment Now 
Florida co-location facility blamed for global outage.
 
Wikipedia gets a makeover 
Mar 29, 2010 | Comment Now 
New site to enable pdf, book creation.
 
Wikimedia Foundation receives $2m Google grant 
Feb 18, 2010 | Comment Now 
Aims to "make the Internet better for everyone".
 
Wikipedia denies contributor exodus 
By Rosalie Marshall | Nov 28, 2009 | Comment Now 
Reports claim participation has dropped.
 
Wikipedia looks to new editing systems 
By Shaun Nichols | Sep 1, 2009 | Comment Now 
Considers colour-coding and revision overhaul.
 
Wikipedia hosts forum to improve online health info 
By Liz Tay | Jul 16, 2009 | Comment Now 
Discussions centred on accuracy of user-generated health information.
 
Wikipedia boots Church of Scientology 
By Shaun Nichols | Jun 1, 2009 | Comment Now 
User-generated encyclopaedia site Wikipedia has formally banned the Church of Scientology from accessing and editing its pages.
 
Wikimedia latest to shun Phorm 
By Shaun Nichols | Apr 20, 2009 | Comment Now 
The Wikimedia Foundation has become the latest group to exclude the controversial Phorm advertising platform.
 
Wikipedia removes ACMA-censored link 
By Brett Winterford | Mar 19, 2009 | Comment Now 
Editors at Wikipedia have removed a link to an ACMA-blacklisted web site that sat uncontested for over 24 hours in the main body of ACMA's Wikipedia entry.
 
Wikipedia removes ACMA-censored link 
By Brett Winterford | Mar 19, 2009 | Comment Now 
Editors at Wikipedia have removed a link to an ACMA-blacklisted web site that sat uncontested for over 24 hours in the main body of ACMA's Wikipedia entry.
 
Activists use Wikipedia to bait blacklist regulator 
By Brett Winterford | Mar 18, 2009 | Comment Now 
The Wikipedia page for the Australian Communications and Media Authority holds a link to a site on the authority's blacklist in a further test to the regulator's ability to ...
 
Activists use Wikipedia to bait blacklist regulator  
By Brett Winterford | Mar 18, 2009 | Comment Now 
The Wikipedia page for the Australian Communications and Media Authority holds a link to a site on the authority's blacklist in a further test to the regulator's ability to ...
 
Wikipedia editing made transparent 
By Rosalie Marshall | Feb 10, 2009 | Comment Now 
Wikipedia users can now see how page entries are edited thanks to new technology launched by a Silicon Valley research company.
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