Wikipedia bans anonymous entries
Good collaboration needs accountability
Buzzle.com reports (7 Dec 2005) that wikipedia has been forced to change its policies to ensure that contributions can only be made by logged in users. Recently there have been possible libel cases around "false and malicious" wikipedia entries, 'vanity editing', and the question of how any of its entries can be trusted without author identification. To read the article.
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Authentic social experience is beyond the web.In On the Internet by Hubert Dreyfus, a UC-Berkeley philosophy professor, provides a truely unique philosophical perspective on the internet. Dreyfus seriously challenges a number of widely held assumptions such as the usefulness of search engines, the effectiveness of distance learning and the possibility of meaningful virtual relationships.