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Wikipedia founder to speak at the University of Alabama

Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales will speak at the University of Alabama on Sept. 8 in the Ferguson Center Auditorium.

The lecture is free and open to the public.

Wikipedia is a free, open-content encyclopedia.

Wales, an Alabama alumnus, is kicking off Alabama's Liberty and Power Lecture Series with his talk, the title of which is "Liberty, Power and the Age of Wikipedia." A discussion will follow.

The lecture begins at 7:30 p.m. CDT.

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