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|Wikipedia Edited By Government Computers|
Offensive Remarks left about Hillsborough Disaster
| 4:10 pm on May 5, 2014 (gmt 0)|
The Liverpool Echo broke this story - tracking the IPs of offensive wikipedia edits to the UK governments secure internet.
Whitehall issued a statement on the story
And the BBC followed up with more investigation of wikipedia editing from government IP addresses.
I think that this may be just the tip of the iceberg of politically motivated editing of wikipedia and that similar stories may well be uncovered in other countries.
| 4:50 pm on May 5, 2014 (gmt 0)|
Besides the moral aspect, people really have to recognise that anything they do on the Internet is traceable.
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