[Foundation-l] Cabal?

Erik Moeller erik at wikimedia.org
Mon Mar 2 19:50:45 UTC 2009

2009/3/2 Chris Down <neuro.wikipedia at googlemail.com>:
> Ipatrol has just came on IRC claiming that he has been told that the WMF is
> hiring people to "validate" articles, and that the foundation is doing it in
> secret by using thousands of IPs and academics. He claims that the WMF has
> contracted colleges all across the US have been recruiting academics to
> "validate" articles, and states that admins are involved in this 'cabal', or
> whatever.

It's nonsense. If you see anyone misrepresenting themselves as a
representative of WMF, please share such evidence with Mike Godwin
(mgodwin at wikimedia dot org).
Erik Möller
Deputy Director, Wikimedia Foundation

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