Friday, April 01, 2005

Britannica's Hostile Takeover of Wikipedia

Encyclopædia Britannica legal team completing transfer of Wikipedia assets from  and his young  friend, who was subsequently . It is believed the young Cuban is a reincarnated Allen Ginsberg, as he began chanting, "I saw the best encylopedia of my generation destroyed by Britannica, starving for contributers, dragging itself through the empty information superhighway...Lot's of April 1st gags today, including this one from the folks at Wiki, and couple at Google. Thene there is the BG review in Wired. I hope. And I'm still not 100% sure about the story in Pubic Transportation. The sources are odd.


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