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March 9, 2007

Wikipedia Ain’t Broke, but Needs Fixing

Filed under: Wikipedia — tuxicity @ 5:45 pm

With Wikipedia under fire yet again — this time for allowing edits from a user who lied about his academic credentials — can the online encyclopedia remain true to its commitment of user-generated content? Wikimedia’s advisory board members say the wiki model isn’t broken. However, the incident shows the perils of allowing anonymity and accepting one’s credentials without question.

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1 Comment »

  1. did u hear the latest…they are going to build the next search engine to kill yahoo/google! lol

    news article – http://fly2.ws/wikipedia_Google

    Comment by Justin Lim — March 9, 2007 @ 6:38 pm

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