What can happen if you put false information on wikipedia?

Answer If it's obviously and ridiculously false, you can get some very stern and angry messages on your user talk page (or if you're not logged in, some poor bastard who uses the computer after you will r... Read More »

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If Wikipedia has false information...?

Your last resort is to look for one within the Internet, obviously through a search engine like Google.

Can you sue Wikipedia for false information?

If you "threaten" to sue Wikipedia on Wikipedia itself, the first thing that will happen is that you'll be banned from Wikipedia under their ever-so-handy "No Legal Threats policy." If you then sen... Read More »

Wikipedia: Do you deliberately add false information?

I used to, but then I figured out that they keep your I.P. Address. So good luck with that one!

Is some of the information on Wikipedia false?

Yes, but not as much as people think. Here's a study that shows that the number of errors per article on Wikipedia is about the same as Encyclopedia Britannica. Read More »