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Two interesting posts about Wikipedia "anon edits" tracking

People I know in the library community have been responsible for the https://github.com/edsu/anon/ code (licensed under CC0, okay) that tracks anonymous Wikipedia edits made from IP addresses belonging to the likes of the US Congress and the government of Canada.

Here are two blog posts that make for worthwhile reading about the project:
I've seen these efforts referred to negatively as "surveillance", but the data about wikipedia edits (such as the IP address for anonymous edits) is already publicly available. To a large extent, this is about data literacy.

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