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How a new data center in Singapore is helping people access Wikipedia around the globe

To better serve the needs of users in the Asia-Pacific region, the Wikimedia Foundation has launched a new data center site deployment in Singapore.

Foundation From the archives Legal Technology Wikipedia

Securing access to Wikimedia sites with HTTPS

The Wikimedia Foundation is happy to announce that we are implementing HTTPS to encrypt all traffic on Wikimedia sites. With this change, nearly half a billion monthly visitors on Wikipedia and its sister projects will be able to share in the world’s knowledge more securely.

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Melanie Brown/Wikimedia Foundation

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Victor Grigas/Wikimedia Foundation

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Hugh D’Andrade/Electronic Frontier Foundation

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