Page edits from congressional computers have been banned for at least ten days.
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Wikipedia users have created bots to keep a Twitter change log of edits that come from government IP addresses.
Wikipedia’s credibility rests on its ability to remain transparent and it has developed a community-driven solution that still allows paid editors to contribute.
A combination of bots and geographic limitations may be hampering the crowdsourced editing system often considered Wikipedia’s strength.
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A team of Wikipedia admins overseen by the Wikimedia Foundation has uncovered the largest sockpuppet network in Wikipedia history.
Web platforms may one day catch up to traditional institutions like the Library of Congress in their ability to collect and organize millions of documents, according to an infographic by content curation platform Scoop.it.
Comedian Stephen Colbert once brought national attention to the subject of crowd sourced knowledge in a humorous comedy short about Wikiality, but the nature of controversial topics on Wikipedia is actually more like a digital blitzkrieg. Volunteer editors are constantly changing topics in real-time edit wars that are now being monitored as subject of scientific and geographical analysis.