[Novalug] OT - Wikipedia and the art of censorship
kat at mindspillage.org
Sun Aug 19 16:13:26 EDT 2007
On 8/19/07, Pete Nuwayser <nuwayser at gmail.com> wrote:
> It would have been nice if someone had linked the ability to audit
> Wikipedia to the power of open source... but in spite of that, this is
> a very eye-opening article.
I'd love to see a story say how long the more egregious removals
usually last before someone reverts it and warns the person who did
it. The articles on hot-button political issues and big controversial
corporations where everyone has an opinion get a large number of eyes
anyhow. Things like the dog breeds, generally not as much.
Also, it's only the lazy whitewashers who don't build up an editing
history under a pseudonymous username first and *then* try to push
their agenda. Those won't show up on this tool, and those are the ones
of real concern...
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