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Wikiscanner: Department of Justice gets busy

Special bonus gold star to TJ McIntyre, who thought to look up the Wikipedia edits of computers in the IP range of the Irish Department of Justice. IP addresses within the Department of Justice have made some interesting edits: http://wikiscanner.virgil.gr/f.php?ip5=193.95.181.192-207 One example is a deletion of references to the Zappone / Gilligan same sex marriage litigation: http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?diff=prev&oldid=84830706 They also seem very hot on pop culture. No doubt the Minister of the time was a big influence.

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Paper Round: WikiScanner and Missing an Open Goal

Now look, I like a good old fun-up as much as the next moderately fun person. So don’t get me wrong- the story of the someone in the CIA adding “Wahhhhhh!” as a preface to Wikipedia’s description of the Iranian President’s presidential plans is a good one. Perhaps equally pleasing was the news that someone in Conservative Central Office decided to helpfully add to the store of world knowledge regarding baby warthogs by pointing out that ‘they also smell of …

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