The threats are dreadful, but another sign that Wikipedia – despite some issues – is getting things right.
As mentioned previously, Wikipedia is one of the last bastions of the original spirit of the internet.
Now The Atlantic has produced a data set and corresponding maps of the contributors.
The data shows insights in religion, class, political affiliation, population and accessibility to the internet. That last one isn’t too surprising.
The glory days of the internet have long gone. It’s now all about large corporations getting your data.
One of the few organisations that still has maintained the ideals of the early web is Wikipedia.
As mentioned in the article, it used to be the butt of many a joke, but now shines as a beacon to a long gone ideal.