Doxxed, threatened, and arrested: Russia’s war on Wikipedia editors (Rest of World)

Rest of World: Doxxed, threatened, and arrested: Russia’s war on Wikipedia editors. “The organization that runs Wikipedia has also found itself targeted by Russia’s propaganda drive. In March, Russia passed a law that criminalized the publishing of any information about the military that the state considers to be false information. Under the new law, a Russian court fined the Wikimedia Foundation, which owns Wikipedia, 5 million rubles ($88,000) for failing to remove what a Russian court claimed was disinformation about the war in Ukraine. The organization launched an appeal in June.”

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