Wikipedia's Circular Logic Pops Up Again

Wikipedia's Circular Logic Pops Up Again

Berlin : Germany | Feb 12, 2009 at 4:13 AM PST
Source: Tech Dirt
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That's a mouthful, and apparently a number of German media outlets went to the guy's Wikipedia entry for some help. But some prankster had added a "Wilhelm" in the middle, which got printed in several places. The change on Wikipedia was noticed and corrected, but then reverted to the incorrect Wilhelm... FULL ARTICLE AT Tech Dirt
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