Wikipedia co-founder Larry Sanger said in an interview this week that his website had become an untrustworthy pawn for the “wealthy and powerful” to to “shore up their power.”
“You can trust it to give a reliably establishment point of view on pretty much everything. Can you trust it always to give you the truth? Well, it depends on what you think the truth is,” Sanger said in a Wednesday interview with LockdownTV.
Host Freddie Sayers noted one example of a contentious Wikipedia entry was John McAfee. The software founder reportedly committed suicide, though conspiracy theories about alternatives have arisen, partially due to the fact that said in 2019 “If I suicide myself, I didn’t.” Facts surrounding those theories are