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Wikipedia Donation to Undergo Potential Corruption

Oct 19 2013, 8:48am CDT | by , in News | Technology News

A storm seems to have been stirred up recently after certain allegations against Wikipedia donations were uncovered. The chief of the operations who is leaving has warned of corruption taking place in the ranks. This revelation has all the makings of a full-fledged scandal.

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Wikipedia Donation to Undergo Potential Corruption

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Wikipedia may not be known for its reliability but at least it gets much of the relevant information to your screen in due time. Several years ago, a fundraising campaign was begun on the platform. And the remarkable thing is that it was a phenomenal success. Between 2011 and 2012, $38.4 million in voluntary funds was collected by the Wikimedia Foundation

Compare this to the measly $5 million raised from 2007 to 2008 and you get a pretty good idea of the level of excitement at the Wikipedia premises over the accomplishment. But a legitimate question would be where all this money goes. 

Sue Gardner, who is leaving Wikimedia soon, has been unhappy with the way the cash was handled. A large amount has found its way into the hands of those who do little in the way of helping the free encyclopedia. Then there is the ludicrous fact that many times the money goes to the ones who are responsible for giving it in the first place. 

Gardner also spoke of how what she was saying was common knowledge among the staff at Wikimedia. There appears to be a conflict of egos at Wikipedia. How exactly the various chapters at Wikipedia spend their money is a controversial topic. And while Sue Gardner is critical of certain practices going on at Wikipedia and Wikimedia, she nevertheless bears the organization no grudges. She is parting the online firm in good will and wishes her future successor all the luck in the world.  

Source: The Daily Dot

 

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