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Federal Agencies Modify Wikipedia Entries for Dubious Purposes

Ralph Smith at fedsmith.com writes about federal agencies modifying Wikipedia entries:

Searching through the changes made on equipment within several agencies, it is obvious that public affairs offices or agency experts are working to keep name changes, organizational changes or descriptions of agency programs and projects up to date. That, presumably, is part of their job and useful to the public. But what other changes, if any, are being made through the use of government computers?

Read Using Federal Government Equipment to Modify Wikipedia for the "other changes" he uncovered.

Hat tip to Dru Stevenson, editor of Administrative Law Prof Blog. [JH]

September 5, 2007 in Wikipedia | Permalink


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