Wikipedia Co-Founder Seeks to Start Over

Mar 25, 2007 By BRIAN BERGSTEIN, AP Technology Writer
Wikipedia

(AP) -- In just six years, Wikipedia has mushroomed into one of the Web's most astonishing successes, with 1.7 million articles in English alone. The downside is that the free encyclopedia has its share of errors and juvenile vandalism, and sometimes the writing is incomprehensibly arcane.



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