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 Can you get sued for writing wrong information on wikipedia?

Answer In theory, yes. When you save an edit on Wikipedia, from a legal point of view you are publishing a document. If you could be prosecuted for publishing such a document, you could be prosecuted for ... Read More »
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Where is there wrong information in Wikipedia?

I would suggest finding some controversial topic that is being hotly argued by two sides. One such example is Anthropogenic Global Warming. You don't have to know anything about it yourself. Go ... Read More »
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Have you ever purposely put wrong information on wikipedia?

No. I even revert some attempts to do such things.
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If information is wrong on wikipedia can a person get in trouble?

Nope. That's the beauty of Wikipedia: no one is held accountable for anything. In a real encyclopedia, you get something wrong, you're probably gonna lose your job. But on Wikipedia, what are they ... Read More »
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Is it illegal to put wrong information on wikipedia intentionally?

When you save an edit on Wikipedia, from a legal point of view you are publishing a document. Whenever publishing a document would be illegal, "publishing" it on Wikipedia would also be illegal. Fo... Read More »
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