Wikicrime (Sabotage)

Wikicrime is a term used to describe the actions of a person, when that person changes factual information of Wikipedia on purpose, replacing it with fictitous information or removing it all together. It can also be used to describe vandalism of Wiki pages as well as the act of adding particularly strong, subjective points of view. [1] This has resulted in Wikipedia having to protect certain pages. [2] For example, the Wikis of footballers and football clubs after an important match.

WikiCrime (Political Crime Website)

Wikicrime is also a website that is similar to Wikipedia. The site was created in 2010 by Prof. Vasco Furtado of the University of Fortaleza, Brazil. [3] Wikicrime focuses on political crimes and is a platform for exposing them and broadcasting them over the World Wide Web. Wikicrime itself states "the goal is to set legal actions in motion to hold politicians accountable who harm their people and their country" [4], the website allows anyone to upload information about political crimes they may be aware of.

1. Wikipedia. (2004). Wikipedia:WikiCrime. Available: Last accessed 8th March 2011.
2. Wikipedia. (2004). Wikipedia: Most vandalised pages. Available: Last accessed 8th March 2011.
3. Web User. Wikicrimes. Available: Last accessed 8th March 2011.
4. WikiCrime. (2011). Who we are. Available: Last accessed 8th March 2011.
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