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Wikipedia implicated in Climategate

Anonymous Coward writes | more than 4 years ago

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An anonymous reader writes "A shocking look at the politics of Wikipedia. A new article in the Financial Post explains the role of one Green Party activist, William Connolly, who successfully navigated his way through the Wikipedia hierarchy and used his powers to suppress dissent of any sort, valid or not. Connolly allegedly modified 5,428 Wikipedia articles, and revoked the privileges of over 2,000 users who disagreed with his views."

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Deniers again, vote this crap down (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 4 years ago | (#30503346)

The deniers want to push their agenda at all costs. Their previous attempt was http://slashdot.org/submission/1137140/Climategate-spreads-to-Wikipedia [slashdot.org]

The big oil companies fund these loonies, as they did with the tobacco researchers. Tobacco was found to cause lung cancer in the 50s, though the lobbying and the interference with the scientific community managed to keep regulation for more than fifty years to take effect.

Read more at "Doubt is their product" - http://thinkconstructive.com/2009/12/08/book-doubt-is-their-product/ [thinkconstructive.com]

Watch Peter Sinclair's videos at http://www.youtube.com/user/greenman3610 [youtube.com] where each denier myth is debunked.

The author of the initial article is a denier (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 4 years ago | (#30503362)

Lawrence Solomon is a denier, he features in SourceWatch at http://www.sourcewatch.org/index.php?title=Lawrence_Solomon [sourcewatch.org]

He is the person who criticises Wikipedia in this incident.

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