LINK: “Facebook and Google must start supporting Wikipedia, or it will die”

The digital commons has become a common problem, clogged by disinformation, stripped of privacy and squeezed by insatiable shareholders. Online propagandists stoke violence, data brokers sway elections, and our most intimate personal information is for sale to the highest bidder. Faced with these difficulties, big tech is increasingly turning to Wikipedia for support.

Original: http://www.wired.co.uk/article/wikipedia-google-youtube-facebook-support

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Dave Briggs

Head of Digital Operations at Croydon Council. Follow me on Twitter @davebriggs.

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