jimmy wales

SOPA Support Sees Wikipedia Dump GoDaddy

SOPA Support Sees Wikipedia Dump GoDaddy

When the internet gets upset about something, it doesn’t sulk alone in IRC, a single felt-pen tear static on its cheek. No, it goes all-out. At the moment, it has GoDaddy in its sights, and with Jimmy Wales’s decision to find a new, non-GoDaddy home for Wikipedia, the internet has…

UK Customs Confuses Wikipedia And WikiLeaks

UK Customs Confuses Wikipedia And WikiLeaks

Is it flattering to have people mistake you for Julian Assange? That’s what happened to Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales, who confused UK border controls when they thought the Wikipedia man was notorious international man of mystery Assange.

Jimmy Wales Involved in New Cash for Wiki Scandal

Jimmy Wales Involved in New Cash for Wiki Scandal

Is somebody out to get Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales? Just a few weeks after being embroiled in an accounting scandal, Wales has been accused of modifying Wikipedia entries in return for donations to the site. Jeff Merkey, a former computer scientist at Novell, has said that, in return for US$5000 in…