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August 15, 2007
steve_wylie.jpgEver wonder who's behind some of the more controversial edits on Wikipedia? InformationWeek's Thomas Claburn writes about a new tool created by Cal Tech grad student Virgil Griffith that scans changes to Wikipedia edits and maps the user's IP address to a particular company or organization. Of course anyone can look up an IP address but WikiScanner takes the hard work out of it and even has a few built some queries for some of the more interesting posts.
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