[Air-l] Wikipedia and defamation: Man Apologizes After Fake Wikipedia Post
jwales at wikia.com
Mon Dec 12 10:07:01 PST 2005
"He [Seigenthaler] also said he doesn't support more regulations of the
Internet, but he said that he fears "Wikipedia is inviting it by its
allowing irresponsible vandals to write anything they want about anybody."
*sigh* Facts about our policies on vandalism are not hard to come by.
A statement like Seigenthaler's, a statement that is egregiously false,
would not last long at all at Wikipedia.
For the record, it is just absurd to say that Wikipedia allows
"irresponsible vandals to write anything they want about anybody."
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