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Wikipedia Editing Prompts a Public Records Lawsuit

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AP Arkansas News Editor Kelly P. Kissel and reporter Jon Gambrell sued Gov. Mike Beebe, Attorney General Dustin McDaniel and Department of Information Systems in an effort to find out which government computers were used to edit entries on Wikipedia, an online encyclopedia that allows anyone to make changes in articles. The AP sought the information after reports that 5 state computers were used to edit information on former governor and now presidential candidate Mike Huckabee. (10/15/07)