On Wed, 8 Sep 2004 14:11:51 +0000 (UTC), Walter
*Fact-index.com financially supports the Wikimedia
Foundation*. Is this true?
Fact-index have made a substantial donation to the Foundation. Plans
are being made to detail this, and other significant donations, on the
website in future.
Fact-index is a mirror that apparently makes its money by combining
Wikipedia content with Google ads. With them donating some of this money
to the Foundation, the end result is that Wikipedia manages to raise
money through advertising even though Wikipedia itself remains free of
commercial advertising. Having your cake and eating it too is an