[WikiEN-l] Baidupedia (the downside to free content?)

Steve Bennett stevage at gmail.com
Fri May 12 11:32:08 UTC 2006

On 5/12/06, Anthony DiPierro <wikilegal at inbox.org> wrote:
> "China's biggest Internet search site, Baidu.com, has launched a
> Chinese-language encyclopedia inspired by the cooperative reference
> site Wikipedia, which the communist government bars China's Web
> surfers from seeing.   However, entries on Baidupedia, the service
> from Nasdaq-listed Baidu.com launched last month, are censored by the
> Chinese Government."
> http://www.sundaytimes.news.com.au/common/story_page/0,7034,19100960%255E1702,00.html
> Anyone know if they use the actual content from Wikipedia or not?

No, but I know this great site which should be able to tell you:


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