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Jun. 7, 2009

A Brave New World of Information and Law

Mike Godwin, the general counsel for Wikipedia's parent company, is excited to be working for a company that's changing the way society thinks about information.

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The next time you look up a fact or do research from the comfort of your living room, thank Mike Godwin, the general counsel for Wikimedia Foundation Inc., the nonprofit parent company of the online collaborative encyclopedia Wikipedia. Godwin has been protecting freedom of information on the Internet since he received his law degree from the University of Texas at Austin in 1990.

His legal career has taken him to the digital rights groups the Center for Democracy &a... (continued)

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