Background of Wikipedia
The site was set up in November 2005 by" Igor Alexander", and hosted byProboards ] On 19 February 2006 it moved to its own domain name abusing invision capability council software. The place expects registration using a legitimate email address to announce. It blacklists email providers which tolerate anonymity, which it announces is to discourage the operation of several details by a single used
Wikipedia Review has been quoted for its discussion and evaluation of theories circumventing wiki -editing, such as the Palo alto Research Company's WikiDashboard, as well as used as an evaluation topic for the tool.
Seth Finkelstein wrote in The Guardian that Wikipedia Review has provided a focal point for is looking into Wikipedia-related matters such as the" Essjay conflict Cade Metz, writing for The Register , ascribed Wikipedia Review with the uncovering of a private mailing list that led to the abdication of a Wikipedia administrator; he also wrote that a Wikipedia proposal called " BADSITES" intended to ban the mention of Wikipedia Review and similar areas on Wikipedia. The Independent noted that" accusations against sure-fire administrators came to a top on a place called Wikipedia Review, where people dispute the administrators' wars ." The Irish engineering website Silicon Republic indicated touring Wikipedia Review in order to" follow spats, discussions, journalists and general bureaucracy on Wikipedia ". Philip Coppens utilized berths manufactured on Wikipedia Review to aid fabricate a report, published in Nexus Magazine , on Wikiscanner and allegations that intelligence agencies had been using Wikipedia to spread disinformation .