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EXCLUSIVE: Shakeup at Wikipedia in Wake of Porn Purge

AP Photo/Chris O'MearaJimmy Wales, founder of Wikipedia, answers a question during an interview in St. Petersburg, Fla. June 29, 2007.This article was updated on May 17, 2010.A shakeup is underway at the top levels of Wikipedia, FoxNews.com has learned, as administrators try to deal with the growing controversy surrounding pornographic images that appear on the online encyclopedia and its associated websites.After much pressure from within the Wikipedia community, co-founder Jimmy Wales has relinquished his top-level control over the encyclopedia's content, as well as all of its parent company's projects.Though he remains the chairman emeritus of the Wikimedia Foundation, Wales is no longer able to delete files, remove administrators, assign projects or edit any content, sources say. Essentially, they say, he has gone from having free reign over the content and people involved in the websites to having the same capabilities of a low-level administrator. (See editor's note, at the concl...

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