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Jim Prentice's office attempts to get away with vandalizing Wikipedia
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His bio was locked Thursday after several quick edits were made -- some glowing, made from within his government department, and some scathing, made by individuals outside the government.

In other news, I love Wikipedia, because by locking this article, they've made it impossible for Prentice's underlings to anonymously buff up his image in the public eye.

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There's a lot of traffic going to his page, it seems. The page itself is also being rather vague as to what's going on
Wikipedia controversy

During the period of May 27, 2008 to June 4, 2008, edits originating from an IP address belonging to Industry Canada were made to the Jim Prentice article on Wikipedia. The edits included the removal of references to new copyright legislation (claiming that it did not exist) and the addition of two passages about Prentice's recent accomplishments as Minister of Industry.[19] Specifically, information about the copyright controversy was deleted from Prentice's biography by someone using an Industry Canada IP address.

Jay Walsh, spokesman for the Wikimedia Foundation, said in an interview there are tens of thousands of living people with biographies on Wikipedia, "so challenges about information are not uncommon." Walsh said neutrality of language and guarding against conflicts of interest are two of the central pillars of Wikipedia. He said "The edits which should be trusted would come from people who don't possess a conflict of interest, in this case, it would be worthwhile saying that if someone is making edits from a computer within the government of Canada … if it was someone within that ministry, that would theoretically constitute a conflict of interest."[20]
Is this the 'Industry Canada' that they refer to? What would Industry Canada have to do with this?

Industry Canada is responsible for the creation and enforcement of copyright law.

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