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Feb 03, 2019
Major internet lobby group criticises govt plans to regulate social media contentThe proposal compels Facebook, WhatsApp and Twitter to remove content deemed unlawful within 24 hrs.
Apr 24, 2018
Wikipedia launches new 'page preview' feature to allow users to peek at information without having to click on hyperlinksIn 2017, Wikipedia deployed this feature as a default experience to all language Wikipedias, except English and German.
Feb 20, 2018
Wikipedia's zero cost service for developing countries to be killed at the end of 2018One of the reasons for the end of Wikipedia Zero is low awareness about the online encyclopedia in developing countries, such as those in Africa.
May 24, 2017
Federal appeals court rules that Wikipedia can legally challenge NSA for mass surveillanceU.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, said the Wikimedia Foundation, which hosts Wikipedia, had a legal right to challenge the government's surveillance programme.
May 10, 2017
Wikipedia has appealed to the constitutional court in Turkey over the website blockadeAccess to Wikipedia has been blocked in Turkey, the government cited a law allowing it to ban access to websites deemed a threat to national security.
Mar 28, 2016
Facebook Free Basics and Wikipedia Zero used to set up clandestine file-sharing networkAngolan users found a novel way to exploit Facebook Free Basics and Wikipedia Zero by setting up a free, file-sharing network
Jun 23, 2015
Wikipedia: A quick chat on the move to httpsRecently Wikipedia announced it was migrating to secure browsing across all its sites. We caught up with the official spokesperson of the Wikimedia Foundation for a quick chat to find out more.
Mar 12, 2015
Wikipedia feels 'targeted' by US NSA, says co-founder Jimmy WalesThe Wikimedia Foundation believes it can win its case against the U.S. National Security Agency because it has evidence that mass surveillance had caused it harm, Wikipedia co-founder Jimmy Wales said.
Oct 22, 2013
Wikipedia cracks down on 250 accounts for paid editsWikipedia has ended up disabling around 250 accounts after allegations of paid editing accounts have emerged. The plug has been pulled on these accounts as
Jul 27, 2013
Wikipedia now lets you edit articles from your mobile phoneThe Wikimedia Foundation has launched support for editing the free encyclopaedia through mobile phones. You can now log in and edit Wikipedia through its mobile site.