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# wikipedia - Tuesday 21 August, 2012

It's official: Ireland is a Third World country*
# Bad News
From The Daily Edge
# Bad News

It's official: Ireland is a Third World country*

Aug 21st 2012, 10:50 AM 50,184 Views 51 Comments

*But it’s probably not what you think.

# wikipedia - Monday 25 June, 2012

Wikipedia founder starts campaign to stop student being extradited to US
# Copyright
# Copyright

Wikipedia founder starts campaign to stop student being extradited to US

Jun 25th 2012, 12:19 PM 5,813 Views 12 Comments

The 24-year-old student faces up to 10 years in prison for setting up a website called TVShack, which linked to television shows.

# wikipedia - Wednesday 14 March, 2012

End of an era: Encyclopaedia Britannica stops print run after 244 years
# Encyclopaedia
From The Daily Edge
# Encyclopaedia

End of an era: Encyclopaedia Britannica stops print run after 244 years

Mar 14th 2012, 9:18 AM 2,580 Views 8 Comments

The 32-volume print edition will be no more: once the current stock of printed books is exhausted, it’s going digital-only.

# wikipedia - Thursday 19 January, 2012

Column: Will Ireland block the internet to save CDs?
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Will Ireland block the internet to save CDs?

Jan 19th 2012, 7:30 AM 102 Views 65 Comments

Paul Quigley, co-founder of a site which tracks the sharing of news stories through social media, warns that changes in Irish legislation could shut down any site that ‘interacts’ with the internet.

# wikipedia - Wednesday 18 January, 2012

Crisps, Elvis and Riverdance: 30 of our favourite 'Irish Facts without Wikipedia'
# Nonsense
From The Daily Edge
# Nonsense

Crisps, Elvis and Riverdance: 30 of our favourite 'Irish Facts without Wikipedia'

Jan 18th 2012, 6:29 PM 10,645 Views 18 Comments

The #irishfactsaboutwikipedia hashtag has been trending worldwide this afternoon. Here’s our country’s revised history.

Here's how to access Wikipedia during its 24-hour blackout
# Still Available
# Still Available

Here's how to access Wikipedia during its 24-hour blackout

Jan 18th 2012, 9:52 AM 11,955 Views 46 Comments

How to get around its internet blackout, if you want…

Sites go offline in protest at US anti-piracy legislation
# Offline
# Offline

Sites go offline in protest at US anti-piracy legislation

Jan 18th 2012, 7:46 AM 3,890 Views 36 Comments

Sites such as Wikipedia, Reddit and Boing Boing are taking part in an ‘internet blackout’ today.

# wikipedia - Tuesday 17 January, 2012

Wikipedia joins 'internet blackout' protest against SOPA
# SOPA
# SOPA

Wikipedia joins 'internet blackout' protest against SOPA

Jan 17th 2012, 9:00 AM 3,416 Views 14 Comments

The future of the controversial bill SOPA looks uncertain after White House criticism, but the protest is going ahead.

# wikipedia - Monday 9 January, 2012

Wikifail: Vatican uses Wikipedia for profiles of new cardinals
# Vatican
From The Daily Edge
# Vatican

Wikifail: Vatican uses Wikipedia for profiles of new cardinals

Jan 9th 2012, 9:05 AM 2,235 Views 26 Comments

A spokesman later clarified that the biographies that had been sent to journalists were unofficial and had been issued in haste.

# wikipedia - Wednesday 4 January, 2012

Wikipedia raises €15m in annual fundraising drive
# Wikipedia
# Wikipedia

Wikipedia raises €15m in annual fundraising drive

Jan 4th 2012, 11:33 AM 2,476 Views 8 Comments

More than one million people worldwide contributed to the world’s leading online encyclopedia.

# wikipedia - Friday 5 August, 2011

Wikipedia is losing contributors, says its founder
# WikiLosses
# WikiLosses

Wikipedia is losing contributors, says its founder

Aug 5th 2011, 8:09 AM 377 Views 0 Comments

Administrators of the Internet’s fifth most visited website are working to simplify the way users can contribute and edit material.

# wikipedia - Thursday 28 April, 2011

Wikipedia editors scramble to repair superinjunction breaches
# Gagged
From The Daily Edge
# Gagged

Wikipedia editors scramble to repair superinjunction breaches

Apr 28th 2011, 10:43 AM 659 Views 0 Comments

Users on the free-to-edit encyclopaedia edit the articles of people alleged to have been involved in extramarital affairs.