Wikipedia:Wikipedia Signpost/2006-10-23/In the news

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Wikipedia in the news

By Trödel, October 23, 2006

China's partial block removal

Coverage continues of China's partial block removal (See last week's Signpost article). The Globe and Mail provides coverage including an explanation of how China's "blocking is not uniform across the country." International Freedom of Expression Exchange ("IFEX") noted that "RSF took the opportunity to hail the courage of the people in charge of Wikipedia who ... refused to yield to the Chinese government's censorship requests." The Australian subsidiary, Australian IT, provided similar coverage quoting Andrew Lih and RSF.

Citizendium coverage expands - compared to Wikipedia

Wikipedia continues to be covered as part of the launch of Citizendium. Coverage of Citizendium has accelerated with this week's coverage represented by the following articles:

Wikipedia as a source

Other items

Also this week: Finnish Wikipedia

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