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Sunday, August 19, 2007

 

Student’s program sends PR chaos in Wiki-scandal

‘One American student sent major corporations, governments and even the Vatican on the defensive after coming up with Wikipedia Scanner, a software program that reveals who changed Wikipedia entries. [..]

As soon as the software was launched on the internet, chaos erupted. [..]

– The Vatican edits Irish Catholic politician Gerry Adams page

– In the 9/11 Wikipedia article, the NRA added that “Iraq was involved in 9/11″

– Exxon Mobil edits spillages and eco-system destruction from oil spillages article [..]

– UN address calls journalist Oriana Fallaci a racist ‘prostitute”

The whole thing is here: List anonymous wikipedia edits from interesting organizations.




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