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I was at a local gathering in the past week and was informed by one of the prominent attendees that administrators of a Wikipedia page about a group he is affiliated with have laughably denied his own attempts to update the page in order to reflect the fact that he no longer occupies the presidency of said organization.

This is yet another indication of why Wikipedia needs reform, as I demonstrated in my article, Don’t donate to Wikipedia until they live up to their state guidelines, about not applying their neutral-point-of-view standard to articles such as the one on the AIDS scam, in renaming it “HIV/AIDS denialism” from the previous, “HIV/AIDS reappraisal”, and their “9/11 conspiracy theories” article, which fails to present the official government conspiracy theory as such.

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Image representing Wikipedia as depicted in Cr...Upon going to Wikipedia, I saw this plea for help:

Wikipedia is non-profit, but it’s the #5 website in the world. With 450 million monthly users, we have costs like any top site: servers, power, rent, programs, staff and legal help.

To protect our independence, we’ll never run ads. We take no government funds. We run on donations: $5 is the most common, the average is about $30.

If everyone reading this gave $5, our fundraiser would be done within an hour. Please help us forget fundraising and get back to Wikipedia.

I won’t even consider giving Wikipedia a single red cent until they provide an unbiased platform, and cease to violate their supposed claim of providing a “neutral point of view“, which is contradicted by articles such as “HIV/AIDS Denialism,” “9/11 conspiracy theories,” (without failing to present the official government conspiracy theory as the most prominent conspiracy theory), and completely leaving out references to organizations like Pilots for 9/11 Truth, which has uncovered some damning information.

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