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Politically motivated edits show Wikipedia’s limits

The Washington Post
February 10th, 2006
The Washington Post reports that a new scandal has come to light on Capitol Hill: controversy surrounding some unscrupulous Wikipedia edits. Recent reports show that some entries on U.S. Senators were subject to edits that included among other things: selective erasures of past faux pas, posts that were outright insults, and selective revisions. The partisan edits have forced Wikipedia to temporarily bar some Capitol Hill IP addresses from making any edits to existing entries... (Note: This site requires free registration)...

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  • Politically motivated edits show Wikipedia’s limits

    The Washington Post
    February 10th, 2006
    The Washington Post reports that a new scandal has come to light on Capitol Hill--controversy surrounding some unscrupulous Wikipedia edits. Recent reports show that some entries on U.S. Senators were subject to edits that included among other things: selective erasures of past faux pas, posts that were outright insults, and selective revisions. The partisan edits have forced Wikipedia to temporarily bar some Capitol Hill IP addresses from making any edits to existing entries... (Note: This site requires free registration)...

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