Wikipedia

Wikipedia entry on Donald Rumsfeld was edited to say he was an "alien lizard who eats Mexican babies." (Jason Merritt/Getty Images)

Wikipedia Blocks Page Edits From Congress

Donald Rumsfeld bio was edited to say the former defense secretary is an “alien lizard.”

07/25/2014

Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., speaks at the 2013 Values Voter Summit, held by the Family Research Council, on Oct. 11, 2013 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Rand Paul: ‘I’m Being Unfairly Targeted By A Bunch Of Hacks And Haters’

For days now, Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul has sought to dismiss criticism over similarities between his speeches and material on Wikipedia, accusing “footnote police” and “hacks and haters” of unfairly criticizing him.

11/05/2013

A journalist reads information on the online encyclopedia Wikipedia on Jan. 17, 2012 in Washington, DC. KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Poll: Majority Of Teachers Use Wikipedia Despite Telling Students Not To

Teachers need to start taking their own advice.

02/28/2013

Screenshot of Megaupload. (credit: megaupload.com)

Feds Shut Down Global File-Sharing Site For Violating Piracy Laws

One of the world’s largest file-sharing sites was shut down Thursday, and its founder and several company executives were charged with violating piracy laws, federal prosecutors said.

01/19/2012

File photo of Jimmy Wales, co-founder of online collaborative encyclopedia Wikipedia. (Photo credit should read TORU YAMANAKA/AFP/Getty Images)

Wikipedia To Be Blacked Out Over Anti-Piracy Bill

Wikipedia will black out the English language version of its website Wednesday to protest anti-piracy legislation under consideration in Congress, the foundation behind the popular community-based online encyclopedia said in a statement Monday night.

01/17/2012

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