[Foundation-l] Misplaced Reliance, was Re: Paid editing, was Re: Ban and moderate

Fred Bauder fredbaud at fairpoint.net
Sun Oct 24 13:20:51 UTC 2010

> One would certainly hope that engineers weren't copying data from
> wikipedia. The issue though isn't the use put by Engineers and Doctors
> but rather the use put by normal people that are clicking on a search
> engine's 1st link, and where the site is saying Encyclopaedia and there
> is a general assumption that the information that you read is accurate
> baring any cultural bias.

Taking this problem seriously, how can we mitigate misplaced reliance?


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