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Wikipedia blocks accounts linked to paid edits

Wikipedia said that it has blocked more than 300 accounts being used by people being paid to create or tweak entries at the communally sourced online encyclopedia.

Wikipedia blocks accounts linked to paid edits
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Russia lifts Wikipedia ban after it edits drugs entry

Russia's media watchdog said it had lifted a short-lived ban on Russian-language Wikipedia over an entry on a form of cannabis.

Russia lifts Wikipedia ban after it edits drugs entry
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Wikipedia founder to visit Kazakhstan in 2013

Wikipedia’s Kazakh segment has risen to the 25th position. The audience has also grown from 500 000 pages viewed a month to over 8 000 000 pages viewed.

Wikipedia founder to visit Kazakhstan in 2013
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Kazakh Wikipedia ranked 25th in the world

The number of entries in Kazakh Wikipedia has exceeded 200 thousand bringing the Kazakh language online encyclopedia to the 25th place among other Wikipedia languages.

Kazakh Wikipedia ranked 25th in the world
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Wikipedia hits defining moment in social Web era

The public knowledge website is more than a decade old and remains among the top 10 Internet sites in the world, but some say it is becoming old and dowdy. Others want to keep it that way.

Wikipedia hits defining moment in social Web era
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$136 thousand channeled into development Kazakh-language Wikipedia

The number of entries in the Kazakh-language Wikipedia had reached 125 000 by the end of 2011, with the number of registered users mounting to 14 550.

$136 thousand channeled into development Kazakh-language Wikipedia
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Kazakhstan’s Wikipedia has more than 100 000 entries

The number of active users contributing to writing and editing has grown from 4 to 230 people since June.

Kazakhstan’s Wikipedia has more than 100 000 entries
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Kazakhstan's Wikibilim tagged Global Wikipedian-2011

Kazakhstan foundation Wikibilim was tagged Global Wikipedian-2011 and won a grant of Jimmy Wales, a co-founder of Wikipedia.

Kazakhstan's Wikibilim tagged Global Wikipedian-2011
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Kazakhstan ranked 75th by number of entries in Wikipedia

Kazakhstan is ranked 75th by the number of entries in Wikipedia with around 28 thousand entries in Kazakh language in Wikipedia.

Kazakhstan ranked 75th by number of entries in Wikipedia

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