What does wikipedia want all that money for?

Answer Technological hardware and the staff to service it,but also:board members, lawyers, PR firms, hush money, etc.Guess which of those two categories gets a bigger piece of the pie?

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Why does wikipedia ask for money?

See that call for donations at the top of every Wikipedia page? For me, it says "Wikipedia is there when you need it — now it needs you." right now, but they may well change that slogan regularly... Read More »

Why does Wikipedia need so much money?

Wikipedia doesn't need money at all. The Wikimedia Foundation pays for the servers, the bandwidth, and the software programmers who keep everything running efficiently. Fortunately, that only cos... Read More »

Why is Wikipedia asking for money?

It's just force of habit, really. When we last got a summary of their finances, they had between 8 and 11 million dollars sitting in a savings account, earning practically no interest. Meanwhile th... Read More »

I'm getting e-mails from wikipedia asking for money! What should I do!?

Sounds like a scam to me. Mark it as spam and forget about it.