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Wikimedia reaches its $16 million goal, Wikipedia to remain ad-free

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http://downloadsquad.switched.com – The foundation behind Wikipedia, Wikimedia, has reached its goal of $16 million in donations, more than doubling the $7.5 million raised in 2009. Over half a million people donated for an average donation of around $22. The donations are for one purpose: to keep Wikipedia ad-free, and having reached its goal, Wikipedia remains the only top-10 site on the Web that is free of ads and funded entirely by donations. The best bit, though, is that even the whole donation process has a Wiki. You can see how they tested various slogans, and just how successful the "Jimmy appeal" was, compared to the (General)