Tuesday, March 27, 2007

Task 7 Debunking Wikipedia

My username is Jssabol and I added a little bit to the Annex sub heading.

Wiki's are very informative and seem to have entries on anything one could think of. Unfortunately it is open to everyone, even those with false or misleading information. This become a problem because there are so many entries that it takes time to edit and proof everyone so you aren't receiving bad information. This is a huge problem, people get their information from here everyday, the possibility that it could be wrong is obscene, but that is to be expected from this type of encyclopedia. Fortunately there are people who check the site, and being able to add information is amazing. Wikipedia is new and imporoving at every turn, but I can't get past the fact that anyone can change entries without regard for the truth.

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