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Global Voices pans Facebook's Free Basics after studying app in six markets, finding broad data collection and weaknesses in languages and local content   —  In 2015, Facebook rolled out a plan to help bridge the digital divide in developing countries with a mobile app called “Free Basics”.
Jul 28, 2017, 3:55 AM - In context

Interview with Google's Madhav Chinnappa on the goals of the Digital News Initiative, projects like WikiTribune, and natural-language reporting tool Radar   —  Under fire from several quarters for an array of accusations ranging from monopolistic practices to the dissemination (and even funding) …
Jul 16, 2017, 12:30 PM - In context

Mădălina Ciobanu /
In third round of its Digital News Initiative fund, Google awards €21M+ to 107 journalism projects including Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales' WikiTribune   —  Almost half of the project funded across Europe in this round have had a collaborative element  —  Credit: Ludovic Blecher …
Jul 6, 2017, 1:00 PM - In context

Alexis Sobel Fitts / Wired:
A look at some Alt-Right wiki sites, which were created as an alternative to Wikipedia and its perceived liberal bias   —  Vox Day thinks that Wikipedia is the worst.  But the things that bug him aren't the typical complaints you'll hear about the crowd-sourced encyclopedia …
Jun 26, 2017, 6:35 AM - In context

Brian Fung / Washington Post:
Amazon, Mozilla, Reddit, Y Combinator, Kickstarter, Etsy, Vimeo, and other internet companies are staging an online protest for net neutrality on July 12   —  Some of the Internet's biggest names are banding together for a “day of action” to oppose the Federal Communications Commission …
Jun 6, 2017, 10:25 AM - In context

Daniel Oberhaus / Motherboard:
Study: after switching exclusively to HTTPS, Wikipedia saw fewer instances of government censorship   —  Harvard researchers found fewer instances of Wikipedia censorship after the site started encrypting all of its traffic.  —  “Knowledge is power,” as the old saying goes …
May 29, 2017, 11:20 PM - In context

Andrew O'Hagan / London Review of Books:
Review of Mail Men, a new book about the UK's Daily Mail, and a stinging critique of Paul Dacre, the paper's current editor   —  , £20.00, March, ISBN 978 1 78239 970 4  The word c**t was invented by the Norwegians.  At first the OED wouldn't have it in its pages and even today …
May 29, 2017, 7:20 AM - In context

Jonathan Stempel / Reuters:
US appeals court rules that Wikipedia can pursue its NSA surveillance lawsuit, after a judge dismissed it in 2015   —  A federal appeals court on Tuesday revived a Wikipedia lawsuit that challenges a U.S. National Security Agency (NSA) program of mass online surveillance …
May 23, 2017, 4:20 PM - In context

Mike James / I Programmer News:
Fraunhofer, the major contributor to MP3, shut down its licensing program in April as MP3 patents have expired   —  Red Hat has announced that Fedora will include official MP3 decoding and encoding.  The reason is that MP3 is now patent free - as far as anyone can tell.
May 12, 2017, 5:50 AM - In context

Shan Wang / Nieman Lab:
Profile of The Pudding, a site publishing painstakingly crafted data visualization essays, financed via founders' work for clients like YouTube and Google   —  “Our goal is for The Pudding to be a weekly journal.  We specifically seek out stories that aren't news related, because we don't want to compete in that space."
May 8, 2017, 6:45 AM - In context

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