Wikimedia Foundation Raises $25M In Donations Over 9 Days

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Wikimedia Foundation announced today that it raised $25 million from more than 1.2 million donors during its 2012 fundraiser, which ran on English-language Wikipedia in five countries (the U.S., Canada, Great Britain, Australia and New Zealand) for nine full days, a decrease in time from Wikipedia’s 2011 fundraiser, which was 46 days and raised $20 million. Another donation drive will be launched in April.

The donations will go toward allowing the online encyclopedia to remain ad-free by g...

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