Wiki Thyself

You may also like...

5 Responses

  1. Mike says:

    I’ve always wanted to have a Wikipedia entry for myself …

    I realize you’re kidding, but The Volokh Conspiracy has one.

  2. John Gilmore says:

    While we’re at it, let’s prevent people who have ANY KNOWLEDGE about a subject from editing Wikipedia entries about that subject.

    Wikipedia won’t let me edit ANY entries, because I run a Tor server on my computer. They run a secret blacklist, but why should I be surprised? Blacklists are in fashion like they haven’t been since the 1950s — for Internet censorship, for spam, for air and train travel, even for transit riders. I guess this generation (including its judges) needs to feel some real totalitarianism before it will figure out (again) why that’s such a stupid idea. Luckily, there are many power-hungry control freaks who are in the process of giving us exactly the lesson we need.

  3. Paul Gowder says:

    John: does wikipedia block you (which would be insane) or does it block all Tor users? (How does Tor work, anyway? Does it just slap one big IP address onto all users?

  4. Rick says:

    They block all Tor users.

  5. Wikipedia Irony: Jimmy Wales Edits His Own Entry

    A story in Wired reveals that Jimmy Wales, the founder of Wikipedia, has been editing his own Wikipedia entry: Public edit logs reveal that Wales has changed his own Wikipedia bio 18 times, deleting phrases describing former Wikipedia employee Larry…