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August 7, 2014  3:04 PM

Photography is a monkey business

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Indonesia, Michael Jackson, wikipedia

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July 4, 2013  1:56 PM

Chinese techie caught in illicit porn cock up

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wikipedia

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June 28, 2010  11:54 PM

Life after (virtual) death

ComputerWeeklyStaff Profile: ComputerWeeklyStaff
Downtime, wikipedia

Here's an interesting little conundrum: the Wikipedia entry on freelance BBC technology commentator Bill Thompson was edited to reflect a change in his status from living to dead. Tipped off and against Wikipedia's rules about editing your entry, Bill corrected the report. He then followed up,...


October 5, 2009  4:50 PM

Ernest Marples

ComputerWeeklyStaff Profile: ComputerWeeklyStaff
Profumo, wikipedia

When Downtime heard that the Royal Mail had shot down ernestmarples.com for allegedly infringing its rights to post codes, we did some checking. Wikipedia, that font of all wisdom, had quite an extensive referenced and footnoted entry on Mr Marples, a former Postmaster General and the man who...


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