See Who Is Whitewashing Wikipedia

So I was listening into 2600’s off the hook today and found out about this little thing.

http://wikiscanner.vigil.gr/

Slashdot say’s:

“Caltech grad student Virgil Griffith has launched a search tool that uncovers whitewashing and other self-interested editing of Wikipedia. Users can generate lists of every edit to Wikipedia which has been made from a particular IP address range. The tool has already uncovered a number of interesting edits, such as one from the corporate offices of Diebold which removed large sections of content critical of their electronic voting machines. A Wired story provides more detail and Threat Level is running a contest to see who can come up with the most interesting Wikipedia spin job”

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