Tag: Wikipedia

Flurry of links – 1/26/09

A view outside this Monday

It felt like spring around here last week. Now it’s time for flurries.


Secret mailing list rocks Wikipedia

It’s not about money – it’s a politically charged turf war on a free site.

Politicos Rewrite Wikipedia “History”

wikipedia.jpgPoliticians and their cohorts have once again proven they have little to do except cover their own butts. They’ve spent who-knows-how-many-taxpayer-dollars making false entries in Wikipedia, never realizing that their tracks were glowing flourescent green on a dark wooded path. The politicos still don’t get it, and they never will. It takes, at minimum, amoebic intelligence to figure it out, but that is something they simply do not possess.

“We already know, of course, that politicians live primarily for re-election and typically view the truth as an impediment to the higher purpose of unfettered self-aggrandizement,” said Declan McCullagh.

You may know, Mr. McCullagh, but most of the citizenry doesn’t quite get it yet. However, given enough time, enough distribution channels, and enough idiocy, they will.