Post by Incubus Post by Farmer Giles
I have long suspected that we have some similar types operating here.
Indeed, and some of them are a bit spammy, if you know what I mean.
I suspect this kind of thing goes on a lot. We have heard previously about
Israel's army of trolls (although the media of course prefers to focus on
Russia) and how they set out to influence public opinion. It wouldn't
me if Momentum and Remainers are using the same tricks.
Wikipedia is wide open for manipulation of information. I trust it for
things that I judge to be incontrovertible (episode lists, ancient
history, some science); but for modern history and politics, it can only
be regarded as being the opinion of the last person that edited it.
Wikipedia disappears article on “Philip Cross” & life-bans author
Wkipedia contributor “Mojito Paraiso
(https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/User_talk:Mojito_Paraiso)” recently tried
the experiment of creating an entry for “Philip Cross” the apparently
pseudonymous editor/contributor who has been a persistent defamer/disinfo
making rapid-fire and negative editing of the Wikipedia entries for many
alt-media and “pro-Russia” journalists and commentators.
Perhaps unsurprisingly, the article was disappeared very rapidly. And in what
looks a lot like overkill, Mojito_Paraiso was then banned from editing in
Apparently defaming John Pilger, George Galloway, Media Lens etc is
acceptable Wikiconduct, but drawing attention to the persona responsible is a
Here is the text of the now-vanished entry on Philip Cross. Judge for
yourselves if the response was deserved,
Philip Cross is a self-described jazz and drama enthusiast. He is also a
controversial Wikipedia user and editor who dedicates considerable effort to
editing Wikipedia entries for well-known British anti-establishment
journalists, bloggers, authors and academics such as:
Cross’ edits in relation to the above parties are generally disparaging,
however, the quantity and frequency of the edits suggest that “Philip
Cross” may be a pseudonym for a group of like-minded individuals acting in
Edit references are provided below: