Wikipedia Entry Edited By Contractor: DGH – Taipei Times

  • By Shelley Shan / Workers reporter

A contractor on the Directorate-Basic of Highways (DGH) was discovered to have used a pc on the company to edit political commentator Raphael Lin’s (林秉樞) Chinese language-language Wikipedia entry, the freeway authority stated yesterday. Lin has been accused of bodily abusing his ex-girlfriend Democratic Progressive Occasion (DPP) Legislator Kao Chia-yu (高嘉瑜), amongst different offenses. Following the allegations of home violence, he was additionally accused of recruiting Web customers to sway public opinion on the case in his favor. An Web consumer on Dec. 5 discovered that Lin’s Wikipedia entry had been edited on Dec. 2 from the IP deal with 117.56.178.41, which belongs to the freeway authority.

The company initially denied that its IP deal with related to Wikipedia on Dec. 2. Following an expanded investigation, it stated on Dec. 7 that an worker had accessed Wikipedia a couple of occasions on Dec. 2, however the content material on these pages was associated to civil engineering.

The company yesterday stated that an inside investigation, which was concluded final week, discovered that three of its computer systems had been used to entry Wikipedia. Two had been used to view content material irrelevant to the home abuse case at 8:42pm on Dec. 2, and the third one had Wikipedia within the shopping historical past on Dec.

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