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Amazon donates $1 million gift to the Wikimedia Endowment to sustain free knowledge

Advancement Endowment Foundation

For the third year in a row, Amazon has renewed its commitment to the Wikimedia Endowment, a permanent fund dedicated to ensuring the long-term future of Wikipedia and the other Wikimedia free knowledge projects. With this gift, Amazon reinforces the importance of ensuring people everywhere can create and share free knowledge.   With millions of students….

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China blocks Wikimedia Foundation’s accreditation to World Intellectual Property Organization

Foundation Legal Uncategorized

China yesterday blocked the Wikimedia Foundation’s application for observer status at the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), the United Nations (UN) organization that develops international treaties on copyright, IP, trademarks, patents and related issues. As a result of the block, the Foundation’s application for observer status has been suspended and will be reconsidered at a….

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Amazon Spheres 2020

Original: Joe Mabel; transformation: Blanca Flores/Wikimedia Foundation

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Ville Oksanen from Finland

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Wikimedia Foundation offices - camera shy photo

Wikimedia Foundation offices - camera shy

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