Bristol trustee’s delight at charity status for Wikimedia UK

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A Bristol-based trustee of Wikimedia UK has spoken of his delight that the organisation has been given official charitable status Monday November 14, 2011 A Bristol-based trustee of Wikimedia UK has spoken of his delight that the organisation has been given official charitable status. The Charity Commission approved Wikimedia UK, the UK membership organisation supporting […]

Why we’re taking Wikipedia down for a day – A personal explanation offered from a Wikimedia community member.

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Over the last few weeks, the Wikipedia community has been discussing proposed actions that the community might take in protest to proposed legislation in the United States called Stop Online Piracy Act (Sopa) in the House of Representatives, and the PROTECT IP Act (Pipa) in the US Senate. If passed, these laws would seriously damage […]