[Foundation-l] Internet nominated for Nobel Peace Prize

Amir E. Aharoni amir.aharoni at mail.huji.ac.il
Thu Mar 11 07:12:10 UTC 2010

On Thu, Mar 11, 2010 at 01:40, Brian J Mingus <Brian.Mingus at colorado.edu>wrote:

> On Wed, Mar 10, 2010 at 4:31 PM, Thomas Dalton <thomas.dalton at gmail.com
> >wrote:
> > http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/technology/8560469.stm
> >
> > We're the biggest non-profit website in the world. That sounds like
> > argument for us to get the prize money to me.
> >
> The Internet is definitely worthy of the prize as a whole but I'm not
> following the logic that for-profit websites are more deserving. Google,
> for
> example, is a major force for peace. In fact it is the biggest popularizer
> of Wikimedia content.
Yes, but Google doesn't really need the prize money.

Although giving it all to Wikimedia is probably not quite right either.

אָמִיר אֱלִישָׁע אַהֲרוֹנִי
Amir Elisha Aharoni


"We're living in pieces,
I want to live in peace." - T. Moore

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