Jimmy Wales, Founder of WIkipedia, Answers Que...
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Wikipedia Affiliate ButtonI was looking at some information on Wikipedia today and noticed a banner signalling a message from Jimmy Wales.  Jimmy is calling for the global community, who have so willingly embraced Wikipedia, to lend support to ensure the ongoing viability of the site.

Simply click on the button to see what he has to say.

At its core, Wikipedia is driven by a global community of more than 150,000 volunteers – all dedicated to sharing knowledge freely. Over almost eight years, these volunteers have contributed more than 11 million articles in 265 languages. More than 275 million people come to our website every month to access information, free of charge and free of advertising.But Wikipedia is more than a website. We share a common cause: Imagine a world in which every single person on the planet is given free access to the sum of all human knowledge. That’s our commitment.

Jimmy Wales

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