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Bad News: Wikipedia Founder Jimmy Wales Declares Wikia Search Dead

http://www.eweek.com

« While I personally believe in the opportunity for free software to make serious inroads into the search space, our project, Wikia Search, has not been enjoying the kind of success that we had hoped »

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Latha Jishnu: Kerala's inspiring new revolution

http://www.business-standard.com

"Across classrooms, government departments and public undertakings in Kerala, a quiet but radical shift is taking place. Students, teachers and bureaucrats have thrown proprietary software out of the windows and switched to free software.

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Thank you from Wikipedia founder, Jimmy Wales

http://wikimediafoundation.org

"...Your donation makes you a key supporter of the free culture movement [...] You have proven that Wikipedia matters to you, and that you support our mission: to bring free knowledge to the planet..." via Wikipedia raises $6.2 M, exceeds 2008 fundraising goal

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An appeal from Wikipedia founder, Jimmy Wales

http://wikimediafoundation.org

"Dear Reader, Today I am going to ask you to support Wikipedia with a donation. This might sound unusual: Why does one of the world's five most popular web properties ask for financial support from its users? [...] We share a common cause: Imagine a world in which every single person on the planet is given free access to the sum of all human knowledge. That's our commitment..."

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Interview With Wiki Founder Jimmy Wales

http://www.techtree.com

"...Wales is looking at how Wikipedia can develop a community in India and how it can hold events to build the community..."

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The Free Software Movement: an answer to a world built in code and/or a philosophy in itself ?

http://www.deccanherald.com

"...«Piracy,» Stallman said during his public speech in Bangalore on Saturday, «is totally wrong, because it is wrong to attack ships on sail.» If the person posing the question happens to get smarter and asks specifically about software and music piracy, Stallman gave an even better answer: «Pirates never attack ships with software and music, they do it with guns.» ..." --

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