‘‘Wikipedia’s goal is to give everyone on the planet free access to information,’’ Jimmy Wales, the founder of, said last week in a speech in Boston.

Bias, sabotage haunt Wikipedia's free world

By David Mehegan
Globe Staff / February 12, 2006

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First of two parts When the news broke last month that US Representative Martin Meehan's staff director admitted deleting unflattering material from Meehan's profile on Wikipedia, the online encyclopedia, it might have been a shock to some. Maybe it shouldn't have been. Wikipedia administrators have since turned up thousands of flattering or disparaging changes in profiles of dozens of members ... (Full article: 3095 words)

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