Submissions/How to spam wikipedia and get away with it

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This is an open submission for Wikimania 2011.

Review no.

34

Title of the submission

how to spam wikipedia and get away with it

Type of submission (workshop, tutorial, panel, presentation)

presentation

Author of the submission

Decora

E-mail address or username (if username, please confirm email address in Special:Preferences)
Country of origin

USA

Affiliation, if any (organization, company etc.)
Personal homepage or blog
Abstract (please use no less than 300 words to describe your proposal)

I propose to detail how freelancer.com and other cheap contracting websites are generating a large number of contributions to wikipedia, many of them simply advertising pages for individuals or corporations.

Track (People and Community/Knowledge and Collaboration/Infrastructure)
Will you attend Wikimania if your submission is not accepted?

if i win the lottery

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  1. Decora 05:41, 4 March 2011 (UTC)
  2. Seems interesting Vibhijain 16:42, 7 May 2011 (UTC)
  3. Amir E. Aharoni
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