An opposing view

November 6, 2006

ArsTechnica’s Nate Anderson takes a look at my recent blog post and the attention it’s received. His response is considered, intelligent and accurate as far as I can see, and certainly an interesting opposing view to my own.

From the article:

A long-standing article on the little-known “NPA theory” of personality was recently deleted from Wikipedia after editors realized that the piece had been authored by the creator of the theory, a doctor named Anthony Benis. Critics are already pointing to the case as an example of Wikipedia’s problems, arguing that allowing a “hoax” article to persist for so long only shows how open Wikipedia is to “vandalism.” But a closer look reveals a more complicated story.

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