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Monday: September 21, 2009

Fifteen of the biggest Wikipedia blunders for your community-edited pleasure.Fifteen of the biggest Wikipedia blunders for your community-edited pleasure.

...and the real lesson to learn here is that anybody can have a fake death sooner or later on Wikipedia.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Interwebs @ 11:18 AM | Tags (7) | blunders | community | death | edits | fake | msnbc | wikipedia |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 53 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Tuesday: August 25, 2009

Wikipedia decides to put some security checks in place for edits on living people.Wikipedia decides to put some security checks in place for edits on living people.

It's intended to provide some additional 'protection' and to 'prevent vandals' from messing with living-person articles, Walsh said. Until approved by the volunteer editor, any changes to such articles will sit invisible to the public on Wikipedia's servers.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Security @ 9:03 AM | Tags (6) | security | safeguards | wikipedia | edits | living | articles |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 5 Clicks | Posted by Vin


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