Topic: Wikimedia Foundation
Aside from services and apps by Google and Facebook, China’s Great Firewall has also infamously blocked Wikipedia from being accessed.
Beijing has broadened its block of online encyclopaedia Wikipedia to include all language editions, an Internet censorship research group reported just weeks ahead of China’s most politically explosive anniversary.
Facebook, Google, Twitter and other tech companies have joined a dozen countries in a global pledge to step up efforts to keep Internet platforms from being used to spread hate, organise extremist groups and broadcast attacks.
Authorities in China have blocked Wikipedia, the online encyclopedia’s owner said on Wednesday.
Wikipedia is a pretty popular encyclopedia site, to say the least.