One of the reasons Wikipedia is as successful as it is is the governance structure that underlies it. However, recent rumors of a secret search engine project has created a lot of tension within the organization.
“Over the weekend you may have heard news that the Wikimedia Foundation, the nonprofit that finances and founded Wikipedia, is interested in creating a search engine that appears squarely aimed at competing with Google. What you may not have heard is that this nascent project is tearing the Wikimedia Foundation and the Wikipedia community apart.”
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(Contributor: Dan Sedra)