Congress Abusing Wikipedia: Attempts to Screw us over Edward Snowden 2013

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Congress Abusing Wikipedia: Attempts to Screw us over Edward Snowden 2013

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2013 2013 2013 <div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"><a href="http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-9rckHQERBXY/Uf0GS0Dyf7I/AAAAAAAAEa8/tsR40jK4xh4/s1600/snowden1.jpg" imageanchor="1" style="margin-left: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"><img border="0" height="205" src="http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-9rckHQERBXY/Uf0GS0Dyf7I/AAAAAAAAEa8/tsR40jK4xh4/s400/snowden1.jpg" width="400" /></a></div><div style="text-align: center;"><i>Click to Enlarge</i></div><div style="text-align: center;"><br /></div><div style="text-align: center;"><br /></div><div style="text-align: left;">The fine folks over at 4chan's /pol/ discovered this earlier today: An IP address linked to congressional offices is Washigton DC was found to have made an interesting edit on the Edward Snowden wikipedia page, simply changing a statement labeling him a "dissident" to one labeling him a "traitor."<br /><br />The fact that this particular Washington based IP range is only used by congress and staff working directly for congress, prompted me to do a little bit of digging.</div><div style="text-align: left;"><br /></div><div style="text-align: left;"><br /></div><div style="text-align: left;"></div><div style="text-align: left;"></div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"><a href="http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-eE_3K5FenJc/Uf0G2m_XTMI/AAAAAAAAEbE/uhMCOVuDTm0/s1600/snowden4.PNG" imageanchor="1" style="margin-left: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"><img border="0" height="251" src="http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-eE_3K5FenJc/Uf0G2m_XTMI/AAAAAAAAEbE/uhMCOVuDTm0/s400/snowden4.PNG" width="400" /></a></div><div style="text-align: center;"><i>Click to Enlarge</i></div><div style="text-align: center;"><br /></div><div style="text-align: center;"><i>2 MASSACHUSETTS AVENUE, N.E. 6TH FLOOR </i></div><div style="text-align: center;"><br /></div><div style="text-align: center;"><br /></div><div style="text-align: left;">The location of this address (dug up with tracking) leads to a building only a few blocks away from the Washington Mall itself- this area is packed with buildings full of lobbyists, corporate shills, politicians, and the politician's aides who do most of the real work for them.</div><div style="text-align: left;"><br /></div><div style="text-align: left;">Interestingly wikipedia has an investigation page from 2006 mentioning congressional staff attempting to mislead the public through selective editing of articles (see below.)<span style="font-size: large;"></span></div><div style="text-align: left;"><span style="font-size: large;"><br /></span></div><div style="text-align: center;"><span style="font-size: large;"><a href="http://en.wikinews.org/wiki/Talk:Congressional_staff_actions_prompt_Wikipedia_investigation">http://en.wikinews.org/wiki/Talk:Congressional_staff_actions_prompt_Wikipedia_investigation</a></span></div><br> 2013 2013 2013 <br><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"><a href="http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-9rckHQERBXY/Uf0GS0Dyf7I/AAAAAAAAEa8/tsR40jK4xh4/s1600/snowden1.jpg" imageanchor="1" style="margin-left: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"><img border="0" height="205" src="http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-9rckHQERBXY/Uf0GS0Dyf7I/AAAAAAAAEa8/tsR40jK4xh4/s400/snowden1.jpg" width="400" /></a></div><div style="text-align: center;"><i>Click to Enlarge</i></div><div style="text-align: center;"><br /></div><div style="text-align: center;"><br /></div><div style="text-align: left;">The fine folks over at 4chan's /pol/ discovered this earlier today: An IP address linked to congressional offices is Washigton DC was found to have made an interesting edit on the Edward Snowden wikipedia page, simply changing a statement labeling him a "dissident" to one labeling him a "traitor."<br /><br />The fact that this particular Washington based IP range is only used by congress and staff working directly for congress, prompted me to do a little bit of digging.</div><div style="text-align: left;"><br /></div><div style="text-align: left;"><br /></div><div style="text-align: left;"></div><div style="text-align: left;"></div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"><a href="http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-eE_3K5FenJc/Uf0G2m_XTMI/AAAAAAAAEbE/uhMCOVuDTm0/s1600/snowden4.PNG" imageanchor="1" style="margin-left: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"><img border="0" height="251" src="http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-eE_3K5FenJc/Uf0G2m_XTMI/AAAAAAAAEbE/uhMCOVuDTm0/s400/snowden4.PNG" width="400" /></a></div><div style="text-align: center;"><i>Click to Enlarge</i></div><div style="text-align: center;"><br /></div><div style="text-align: center;"><i>2 MASSACHUSETTS AVENUE, N.E. 6TH FLOOR </i></div><div style="text-align: center;"><br /></div><div style="text-align: center;"><br /></div><div style="text-align: left;">The location of this address (dug up with tracking) leads to a building only a few blocks away from the Washington Mall itself- this area is packed with buildings full of lobbyists, corporate shills, politicians, and the politician's aides who do most of the real work for them.</div><div style="text-align: left;"><br /></div><div style="text-align: left;">Interestingly wikipedia has an investigation page from 2006 mentioning congressional staff attempting to mislead the public through selective editing of articles (see below.)<span style="font-size: large;"></span></div><div style="text-align: left;"><span style="font-size: large;"><br /></span></div><div style="text-align: center;"><span style="font-size: large;"><a href="http://en.wikinews.org/wiki/Talk:Congressional_staff_actions_prompt_Wikipedia_investigation">http://en.wikinews.org/wiki/Talk:Congressional_staff_actions_prompt_Wikipedia_investigation</a></span></div><br>2013 2013 2013 <br> <a href="http://www.matrixar.com/" title="Matrix ">المصفوفة : أجمل الخلفيات والصور</a>

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