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KenFm: KenFM zeigt: Die dunkle Seite der Wikipedia

2. November 2015 Leave a comment

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Categories: Daniele Ganser, Wikipedia

WIKIPEDIA BLACK FOR 24 HOURS

18. January 2012 Leave a comment

Today, the Wikipedia community announced its decision to black out the English-language Wikipedia for 24 hours, worldwide, beginning at 05:00 UTC on Wednesday, January 18 (you can read the statement from the Wikimedia Foundation here). The blackout is a protest against proposed legislation in the United States — the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) in the U.S. House of Representatives, and the PROTECT IP Act (PIPA) in the U.S. Senate — that, if passed, would seriously damage the free and open Internet, including Wikipedia.

This will be the first time the English Wikipedia has ever staged a public protest of this nature, and it’s a decision that wasn’t lightly made. Here’s how it’s been described by the three Wikipedia administrators who formally facilitated the community’s discussion. [more…]

Categories: Protest, Wikipedia

Wikipedia: English Wikipedia anti-SOPA blackout

17. January 2012 Leave a comment

Today, the Wikipedia community announced its decision to black out the English-language Wikipedia for 24 hours, worldwide, beginning at 05:00 UTC on Wednesday, January 18 (you can read the statement from the Wikimedia Foundation here). The blackout is a protest against proposed legislation in the United States — the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) in the U.S. House of Representatives, and the PROTECT IP Act (PIPA) in the U.S. Senate — that, if passed, would seriously damage the free and open Internet, including Wikipedia. [more…]

Categories: Protest, Wikipedia

ntv: Italiens Wikipedia lahmgelegt

5. October 2011 Leave a comment

Das italienische Parlament debattiert über einen Gesetzentwurf, der Zensurmaßnahmen im Internet sehr viel einfacher machen könnte. Aus Protest gegen die neue “Lex Berlusconi” legen die italienischen Wikipedia-Administratoren die Online-Enzyklopädie lahm, um auf die drohende Gefahr aufmerksam zu machen. [mehr…]

Categories: Wikipedia, Zensur