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PostPosted: Wed Jan 03, 2018 6:59 am
 


I guess only Judges running for Congress are innocent until proven guilty?


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https://www.msn.com/en-ca/news/world/fr ... spartanntp


From Nazi women and Khadrs to Star Wars and torture: A look at Joshua Boyle’s vast Wikipedia edits



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An examination of the 62,267 changes and additions Joshua Boyle made to Wikipedia before he and his wife were held captive in Afghanistan and his recent arrest on more than a dozen criminal charges reveals persistent activity on terrorism, Nazi women, torture devices, snipers and sex acts including bondage.

Boyle did extensive, perhaps obsessive, work as an avid unpaid contributor to the public-source online encyclopedia on a wide variety of subjects, spending several hours almost every day adding and deleting inform­­ation and arguing with other editors for years.

His involvement in Wikipedia started on Oct. 20, 2004, at 5 a.m. when he added information about an obscure Star Wars bootleg from Turkey. That day he created his first Wikipedia profile under the user name Sherurcij with the biography: “Just some 21 year old student that works on Wikipedia in his spare time…”

It turns out he had a lot of spare time.



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He edited Zaynab Khadr’s entry to remove a reference to her being a “Canadian terrorist” and made the same change to entries on her family. He argued with users about adding balance to several biographies, including the Khadrs. “Most, if not all, of what exists about Khadr is innuendo,” he wrote about Zaynab’s father.

By 2007, Boyle was attending Khadr events and uploading his photos to illustrate Wiki pages. In February 2008, Boyle uploaded several old Khadr family photos provided by the family and then added details on Khadr’s previous marriages.

In 2009 he and Zaynab Khadr were married. All of his Khadr work on Wikipedia was done without declaring his close connection to the family, despite him chastising others for doing the same. In April 2009, when their marriage was revealed in the media, Boyle deleted a reference to it from Zaynab’s entry.

Boyle made 809 edits to the Wikipedia entry on Omar Khadr, Zaynab’s brother, and 377 to Ahmed Said Khadr, her father, his two most active entry subjects.


Boyle had a falling out with Wikipedia in 2010 while involved in an argument over users “strange requests for deletion and threats to ban me,” he wrote. His last Wikipedia edit was Oct. 29, 2011, when he added an internal Wikipedia award to his own user page.


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PostPosted: Mon Jan 15, 2018 7:05 am
 


I'm confused Martin. You are pointing out that he made Wikipedia more accurate, and does that make the most hated fact site for the Right, more or less appealing?


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PostPosted: Mon Jan 15, 2018 7:45 am
 


Is there any way we can send Boyle back to the Taliban in trade for about 10000 stray Afghan dogs that deserve our help much more than he ever did? :?


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PostPosted: Mon Jan 15, 2018 7:48 am
 


They don't want him either. That's why they kept him in the trunk of a car.


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PostPosted: Mon Jan 15, 2018 12:06 pm
 


DrCaleb wrote:
I'm confused Martin. You are pointing out that he made Wikipedia more accurate, and does that make the most hated fact site for the Right, more or less appealing?



More accurate.. :lol: :lol:

Are you really that naive ?


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PostPosted: Mon Jan 15, 2018 12:21 pm
 


martin14 wrote:
DrCaleb wrote:
I'm confused Martin. You are pointing out that he made Wikipedia more accurate, and does that make the most hated fact site for the Right, more or less appealing?



More accurate.. :lol: :lol:

Are you really that naive ?


He has inside knowledge of the events, therefore he has more accurate information than people who infer things because 'they just know'.

That was the point of Wikipedia, to get people with knowledge of a subject to post what they know, making the data more accurate.


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PostPosted: Mon Jan 15, 2018 12:27 pm
 


DrCaleb wrote:
martin14 wrote:
DrCaleb wrote:
I'm confused Martin. You are pointing out that he made Wikipedia more accurate, and does that make the most hated fact site for the Right, more or less appealing?



More accurate.. :lol: :lol:

Are you really that naive ?


He has inside knowledge of the events, therefore he has more accurate information than people who infer things because 'they just know'.

That was the point of Wikipedia, to get people with knowledge of a subject to post what they know, making the data more accurate.


And you think he did that with no bias at all ?

Well, you are that naive.


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PostPosted: Mon Jan 15, 2018 12:38 pm
 


martin14 wrote:
DrCaleb wrote:
martin14 wrote:

More accurate.. :lol: :lol:

Are you really that naive ?


He has inside knowledge of the events, therefore he has more accurate information than people who infer things because 'they just know'.

That was the point of Wikipedia, to get people with knowledge of a subject to post what they know, making the data more accurate.


And you think he did that with no bias at all ?

Well, you are that naive.


Everyone has bias. "Did he make the article more or less accurate?" is the question.


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PostPosted: Mon Jan 15, 2018 1:22 pm
 


DrCaleb wrote:
Everyone has bias. "Did he make the article more or less accurate?" is the question.


No.

Whose bias will you use to decide which is the more accurate claim is the question. It is with Wikipedia anyway.

The central problem with Wikipedia is biased activists with an agenda are more likely to spend the time editing in their agitprop.

As an example, this one jumps to mind:

Wikipedia Bans Radical Global Warming Propagandist From Editing All Pages

Connolley was up to his Wikipedia editing dirty doggery for years before the backlash against him became so great even Wikipedia had to react.


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PostPosted: Wed Sep 05, 2018 10:03 pm
 


http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article ... d-her.html


Rescued Taliban hostage describes how her HUSBAND abused her and threatened to set her on fire as they fight over custody of the kids they had in captivity - and reveals they met in a BDSM chat room


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Caitlan Coleman, 31, made the claims in newly unsealed court documents
She says her husband Joshua Boyle beat her when they were in captivity
Coleman alleged that he confined her to a shower stall and threatened to set her on fire
He denies her claims and says she was neglectful towards their three children
The pair were taken hostage by Taliban fighters in 2012 and were freed in 2017
Since then, Boyle, who is Canadian, has been arrested for sexual assault
A judge granted Caitlan's request for full custody of the kids in July
She has taken them back to her native Pennsylvania where she will give birth to her and Boyle's fourth child later month




ROTFL ROTFL


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PostPosted: Thu Sep 06, 2018 5:32 am
 


I thought that would make five children, given the one murdered while in Afghanistan?


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PostPosted: Thu Sep 06, 2018 6:17 am
 


Can we send him back or something? I get the fact that he's Trudeau's "Diversity is our Strength" poster boy, but clearly this model is defective.


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