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> Two new examples of the awfulness of crowdsourcing
EricBarbour
post Fri 6th August 2010, 9:41pm
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Both of which bear a remarkable resemblance to past and present Wikipedia problems.

First, the sordid story of the Digg Patriot gang. A group of manic teabag conservatives who attempted to game Digg into right-winginess.

And just today, Andy Breitbart had to fire one of his right-wing bloggers--one Dr. Kevin Pezzi.
Not only is Pezzi a crackpot, he's an invertebrate self-promoter and a sockpuppeteer on social websites.

Allowing your users to generate all the content without moderation? It has problems.
The same problems, regardless of what the content actually is........

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post Sat 7th August 2010, 12:41am
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QUOTE(EricBarbour @ Fri 6th August 2010, 2:41pm) *

[...]he's an invertebrate self-promoter [...].

I'm not sure that wasn't deliberate, but either way, tongue.gif

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