Volunteers in Malaysia keep Wikipedia free from trolls


A small but active group of volunteers spend their free time updating Wikipedia – the free online encyclopaedia which turns 20 this week – to ensure information it carries about the country and its culture is always up to date. — GERD ALTMANN/Pixabay

Last November, secondary school teacher Awang Abdul Muizz Awang Marusin noticed that the Puteri Gunung Ledang legend on the Malay version of Wikipedia had been modified.

Someone, most likely a troll, had included an additional term in Puteri Gunung Ledang’s seven conditions to Sultan Mahmud of Melaka.

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