Companies and party aides cast censorious eye over Wikipedia

Editing your own entry on Wikipedia is usually the province of vain celebrities keen for some good PR. But a new website has uncovered dozens of companies that have been editing the site in order to improve their public image.The Wikipedia Scanner, which trawls the backwaters of the popular online encyclopaedia, has unearthed a catalogue of organisations massaging entries, including the CIA and the Labour party.
http://www.guardian.co.uk/technology/2007/aug/15/wikipedia.corporateaccountability

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