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Wikimania 2007 Taipei :: a Globe in Accord

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The shifting nature of the community

Authors Andrew Lih, Mike Godwin, Kat Walsh, James Forrester
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About the authors
Andrew Lih
Andrew Lih

Andrew Lih is a professor of new media and journalism at Beijing University, and previously Columbia University and Hong Kong University. He is currently researching a book about Wikipedia and online collaboration. He is the founder and one of the regular presenters of the WikipediaWeekly podcast about the English Wikipedia.

Mike Godwin
Mike Godwin

Mike Godwin is an attorney and author, currently serving as General Counsel for the Wikimedia Foundation. the first staff counsel of the Electronic Frontier Foundation, and the creator of the Internet adage "Godwin's Law".

Kat Walsh
Kat Walsh

Kat Walsh, from Washington D.C., was appointed to the Wikimedia board of trustees in December 2006, and is a member of its Communications Committee. She is currently a student at George Mason University School of Law and an intern for the Center for Computer-Assisted Legal Instruction. Kat has been involved with Wikimedia since 2004, focusing on communications as well as free content advocacy; occasionally she even writes a bit about classical music.

James Forrester
James Forrester

James Forrester is currently serves as the Company Secretary of Wikimedia UK and an Arbitrator for the English Wikipedia. He was as the Chief Research Officer of the Wikimedia Foundation from 2006–2007. He has been involved in Wikimedia projects, primarily the English Wikipedia, since 2002.

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