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No More Free Wikipedia in Developing Countries

The Outline has a story up today about how Wikipedia used to not count against data plans in certain countries . . . and how that’s no longer the case.  Before it was terminated, the Wikipedia Zero program gave 800 million people in select countries free access to Wikipedia. According to Caroline Haskins: The countries… read more »

Social Justice Warrior is a Minefield

The Outline reviewed the Wikipedia article for “Social Justice Warrior.” Stephen Harrison describes the entry’s inauspicious beginnings: The Wikipedia entry for “Social justice warrior” has struggled since its ugly beginning. On September 28, 2014, a Wikipedia editor named Equality not Feminism created the original three line entry: “Social Justice Warriors, commonly referred to as as [sic] SJWs, are people… read more »