[WikiEN-l] Baidupedia (the downside to free content?)
timwi at gmx.net
Fri May 12 18:48:59 UTC 2006
Anthony DiPierro 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."
> Anyone know if they use the actual content from Wikipedia or not?
Why don't you just go and check? Look here:
Yep, same content.
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