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SOPA, PIPA, and the Day Wikipedia Went Dark

Photo of a blocked Web Site.

Yesterday, January 18, was a day that history will view as the Fort Sumter moment of the  coming wars over intellectual property on the Internet. Or maybe not. As Buddhists like to say, we’ll see. What is certain is that … Read more »

The Wisdom of Wikipedia

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“All Wikipedia pages, like all knowledge, are provisional.”  Clay Shirky Wikipedia, the Internet encyclopedia, celebrated its tenth birthday over the weekend.  The site has become such a ubiquitous source of quick information that it’s hard to recall a time when … Read more »