[Foundation-l] Cabal?

Chris Down neuro.wikipedia at googlemail.com
Mon Mar 2 19:54:42 UTC 2009

I thought Godwin might like to hear about it. I'll tell the user to forward
any information they have to him.

I mean, I didn't know JC Denton got his kicks on Wikipedia now.

On Mon, Mar 2, 2009 at 7:50 PM, Erik Moeller <erik at wikimedia.org> wrote:

> 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).
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> Erik Möller
> Deputy Director, Wikimedia Foundation
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