The WikiScanner

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Steve Wylie, Contributor

August 15, 2007

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Ever 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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