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sockpuppetry

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Wikipedia shutters 250 accounts in probe of paid edits

Online encyclopedia reveals it banned hundreds of accounts as part of an investigation into "suspicious edits and sockpuppetry" that promoted organizations or products.

By October 21, 2013

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Wikipedia demands PR firm cease its paid-editing service

Cease-and-desist letter comes a month after the online encyclopedia banned or blocked hundreds of editing accounts for "suspicious editing."

By November 19, 2013

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Wikipedia excommunicates Church of Scientology

Accusing the church of systematic manipulation of Scientology Wikipedia entries, the online encyclopedia bans all entries from IP addresses owned or operated by the church.

By May 29, 2009