Wikipedia bans Scientologists in propaganda row - 2009-05-29

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F345.png Wikipedia bans Scientologists in propaganda row May 29, 2009, Bobbie Johnson, Technology Blog, The Guardian

The internet's war with Scientologists has stepped up a gear, after Wikipedia administrators decided to ban the church from making changes to its site.

After a long debate, the online encyclopedia has decided to block anyone using an internet connection linked to the church from making changes to Wikipedia pages - in order to prevent propaganda changes and what it calls "sock puppet" attacks.


{{cite news | first = Bobbie | last = Johnson | title = Wikipedia bans Scientologists in propaganda row | url = http://www.guardian.co.uk/technology/blog/2009/may/29/wikipedia-bans-scientology | work = Technology Blog | publisher = The Guardian | date = May 29, 2009 | accessdate = January 14, 2017 }}