Wikipedia policy change?

I’ve learned to take all media articles about internet phenomena with a grain of salt, but this article from news.com, Growing Pains for Wikipedia, claims that Wikipedia is changing its policy so that anonymous users cannot create new pages (they can still edit existing pages). While practically speaking it’s a small change, it’s a big change in Wikipedia philosophy. The online encyclopedia has always prided itself in the ability of anyone to edit, with the notion that making participation as easy as possible will attract more and higher quality editing.

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