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Howard row over Wikipedia edits

Discussion in 'General Webmaster Helpdesk' started by gkd_uk, Aug 24, 2007.

  1. gkd_uk

    gkd_uk Moderator Moderator Webmaster

    Staff in the Australian prime minister's department have been accused of editing potentially damaging entries in online encyclopaedia Wikipedia.
    According to the Sydney Morning Herald, workers made 126 edits on subjects which included government immigration policy and Treasurer Peter Costello.

    The details came from a new website which can track those who make edits.

    Wikipedia Scanner has shown that staff at the CIA, the Vatican and the BBC among others have also made changes.

    Wikipedia is an internet-based free encyclopaedia that anyone can add to or make changes to.

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