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Is editing Wikipedia censoring the Internet ? [Nov. 19th, 2008|08:57 pm]
Bob Bain
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Kevin Rudd says John Howard has asked his staff to edit Wikipedia articles in relation to him and the issues he has dealt with. Foreign Affairs Minister Alexanda Downer denies this, reminding us that anyone can edit Wikipedia.

includes commentary by Tom Worthington ( Australian Computer Society )

"To engage public servants to go out there and re-edit history - strikes me as odd to say the least"

Kevin Rudd August 2007

Should public servants and politicians tamper with the Internet ?

Bob Bain November 2008

APC Magazine June 2008

Angus Kidman02 June 2008, 10:16 AM

Kevin Rudd may have been happy to promote himself on Facebook before the election, but now the PM has turned his back on the social networking service, banning his staff from it.