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Vatican and CIA make changes to Wikipedia secretly

Sometimes state and God – both need an extra hand. Vatican and CIA are busy trying to do their bit to put some color into the information available around the world via Wikipedia.

A US hacker’s homemade program to pinpoint origins of Wikipedia edits indicates that alterations to the popular online encyclopedia have come from the CIA and the Vatican.

Virgil Griffith’s “Wikiscanner” points to Central Intelligence Agency computers as the sources of nearly 300 edits to subjects including Iran’s president, the Argentine navy, and China’s nuclear arsenal.

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