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Wiki-community strives to extend eastward

http://economictimes.indiatimes.com

"CHENNAI: There are many reasons for Wikipedia, the online encyclopedia, to take interest in India. One of them is the need for balance in socio-geographic perspective in Wiki articles.

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Report on Free Software Free Society, 2008.

http://pramode.net

For me, the high point of the conference was the chance to listen to people like RMS, Eben and Jimmy Wales - and a lot of other very interesting people with very interesting ideas.

Because we were sort of immersed in ideas for three days, I shall structure this report around these “ideas”.

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The Kerala experience

http://www.oekonux.org

"Hi list! I'm just on the way back home from this great conference which took place in Thiruvananthapuram in the state of Kerala / India. I must say I'm really deeply impressed. I would wish that Free Software *including* things like Oekonux says would have that backing in Germany / Europe / industrialized countries!

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Website on free software inaugurated

http://www.expressbuzz.com

"THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Minister M. Vijayakumar inaugurated the website of the upcoming international conference ‘Free Software, Free Society’, here on Thursday..."

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A new wave of freedom

http://www.hinduonnet.com

"The new freedom movement , in software, knowledge, publishing and commerce, will change the way we think, do things and interact..."

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Free software and social networking

http://blog.jimmywales.com

"Today at Wikia we have released our social networking features for MediaWiki under the GNU GPL 2.0. [...] I think the whole wiki/free culture space is about to get a whole lot more interesting."

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Wikipedia, Wikia and the Future of Free Culture

http://johntynan.com

"Jimmy Wales, founder of Wikipdia talks about how Wikipedia aims to give people access to the sum of human knowledge. He describes how Wikipedia is very popular across the globe. Hundreds of thousands of articles in numbers of languages. He notes how Wikipedia is a charitable organization with only 12 employees. Yet, look at the affect they have on the world. Spent $1,000,000 in 2006 - supported by small donations from people around the world. (Also gets donations of caching servers around the world.) Wales goes on to define, what he means by free access to the sum of human knowledge. “Free as in speech, not as in beer.” The Wikipedia’s license allows you the: Freedom to copy, Freedom to modify, Freedom to redistribute, Freedom to redistribute modified versions ..."

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Wikipedia founder's Google rival to launch

http://technology.newscientist.com

"The open-source search engine backed by Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales could go live as an early test version as soon as next week. Unlike Google, Search Wikia will not share search data with advertisers, nor invade privacy by storing users' search terms..."

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Wikipedia Founder Explains New Search Project

http://blog.wired.com

"...The main thing is we're looking to see if we can create free open software that allows people to do better quality searches..."

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Wikipedia's Wales Goes To Africa To Encourage Participation

http://www.informationweek.com

"Wikipedia Founder Jimmy Wales is leading workshops in Johannesburg, South Africa, this weekend to stimulate the growth of local-language Wikipedia sites there..."

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