Jimmy Wales

Wikipedia Bans Seven Chinese Users Citing ‘Infiltration’

Wikimedia Foundation bans seven users in China for 'infiltration of Wikimedia systems' that has resulted in 'physical harm' of users

3 months ago

Wikipedia Encryption ‘Has Decreased Censorship’ Thanks To HTTPS

Wikipedia's move to encrypt the entire site has led countries to take a more hands-off approach with regard to censorship,…

5 years ago

Google Fights Fake News With Feedback Tools In Search

Users will now be able to flag offensive, harmful and misleading Google Search results

5 years ago

The People’s Operator: IPO And Jimmy Wales Give Charity-Focused MVNO Credibility

CEO of The People's Operator says its business model is working and allowing it to thrive in competitive UK mobile…

6 years ago

What Next For Tech Industry After Safe Harbour Suspension?

Technology, legal and privacy experts explain full implications of the ECJ's decision to suspend the Safe Harbour data sharing agreement…

6 years ago

Jimmy Wales: Good Luck Trying To Stop Wikipedia Doing What It Wants

Wikipedia's co-founder says ECJ's dismissal of the safe harbour agreement won't impact his company, but will be a nightmare for…

6 years ago

Jimmy Wales: Get Encrypted, Or Face The Consequences

Wikipedia founder calls for better security for everyone, and an end to censorship

6 years ago

Jimmy Wales: London Is Better For Tech Than ‘Dreadful’ Silicon Valley

Wikipedia co-founder Jimmy Wales says London's cultural assets make it a better place to live than Silicon Valley but wants…

6 years ago

Jimmy Wales To Lead Charity MVNO The People’s Operator

Jimmy Wales targets "viral growth" and US expansion in his role as co-chair

8 years ago

UK Ranks Third In 2013 Web Index, Despite Surveillance Concerns

Sir Tim Berners-Lee says world governments are making slow progress in their adoption of the Web, but GCHQ spying lets…

8 years ago

Jimmy Wales: Theresa May Blanked Me On Snooper’s Charter Protests

Wikipedia founder tells TechWeekEurope his concerns were ignored when he visited Theresa May last month

9 years ago

Cash For Posts Scandal Whacks Wikipedia

The world’s favourite online encyclopaedia loses its innocence

9 years ago

Jimmy Wales Calls For Home Secretary Meeting On O’Dwyer Extradition

Jimmy Wales cranks up his campaign to keep Richard O'Dwyer in the UK

9 years ago

Jimmy Wales Calls On Government To Halt O’Dwyer Extradition

The Wikipedia founder backs the fight against Richard O'Dwyer's extradition with a petition

9 years ago

Monmouth Transformed Into ‘Wikipedia Town’

A small market town in Wales has been transformed into a so called 'Wikipedia Town'

10 years ago

Jimmy Wales Backs Government Scheme To Free Academic Research

Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales will help get government-backed research freely available online

10 years ago

Jimmy Wales To Become UK Government Transparency Tsar

Wikipedia founder will advise the government on transparency and crowdsourcing

10 years ago

UK Tech Startups Pitch To Wikipedia’s Jimmy Wales

Startups will pitch to Wikipedia's Jimmy Wales for a shot at a cash investment in London later this year

10 years ago

Wiki Boss Slams Apple App Threat To Web Openness

Wales blasted Apple's stranglehold on its apps market as the biggest threat to diversity and openness on the net

11 years ago

Porn Controversy Sees Jimmy Wales Give Up Wikipedia Admin Rights

Wikipedia co-founder Jimmy Wales has given up his admin rights, after he angered editors by removing images that he deemed…

12 years ago