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Fundraiser continues

A Wikimedia Foundation fundraising drive began Friday. The fundraiser, which will last for three weeks, ends on 6 January. At press time, nearly US$115,000 had been raised. Although no specific goal has been set, Daniel Mayer, Wikimedia CFO, indicated he hoped it could raise at least US$500,000.

Wikipedia daily traffic rank rises to 24

Alexa data shows that Wikipedia's traffic rank has risen to 24th. At press time, Wikipedia was ranked higher than CNN, the BBC, Google UK, and Wikipedia's three-month rank is still 34th.


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