[Foundation-l] Cabal?

David Gerard dgerard at gmail.com
Mon Mar 2 19:52:14 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.


If we were doing such a thing:

1. we wouldn't be paying anyone
2. we'd be shouting it from the rooftops.

Nice idea, actually. Anyone feel they could put together a serious
programme to recruit academics to such a cause?

- d.

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