Imagine you know your neighbor is spying on you, and you sue them, but your case gets dismissed for lack of evidence. Then a few months later your creepo neighbor gets doxxed and his emails outline his elaborate plan for neighbor-stalking. You sue again. You’re gonna win, right?
Time and time again, British nature photographer David Slater has asked the editors of Wikipedia to stop using his photos without permission. Unfortunately for Slater, at least in the eyes of the Wikimedia Foundation, they're not quite his photos—because the monkey pressed the shutter.
Do you like Wikipedia? Are you a fan of obscenely wealthy educational institutions with unspeakable power? Then you'll love the job listing that just went up at Harvard. They're hiring a Wikipedian-in-Residence. It pays by the hour.
Wikipedia just wouldn't be the same without its pictures, but someone has to go out and take 'em. Now you can help, armed with nothing but a smartphone and some stuff to shoot.
Wikimedia co-founder Jimmy Wales has abruptly stepped down following a controversial porn purge that saw Wales himself single-handedly deleting questionable content from Wikimedia Foundation servers. Updated.