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

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

Aug 21st 2012, 10:50 AM 49,837 Views 52 Comments

*But it’s probably not what you think.

Wikipedia founder starts campaign to stop student being extradited to US
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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.

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

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

Mar 14th 2012, 9:18 AM 2,576 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.

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

Jan 19th 2012, 7:30 AM 100 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.

Crisps, Elvis and Riverdance: 30 of our favourite 'Irish Facts without Wikipedia'
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# 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
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Here's how to access Wikipedia during its 24-hour blackout

Jan 18th 2012, 9:52 AM 11,954 Views 46 Comments

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

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

Jan 18th 2012, 7:46 AM 3,889 Views 36 Comments

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

Wikipedia joins 'internet blackout' protest against SOPA
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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.

Wikifail: Vatican uses Wikipedia for profiles of new cardinals
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# Vatican

Wikifail: Vatican uses Wikipedia for profiles of new cardinals

Jan 9th 2012, 9:05 AM 2,230 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 raises €15m in annual fundraising drive
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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 is losing contributors, says its founder
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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 editors scramble to repair superinjunction breaches
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# 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.