Reputation Hack: An Update

Shirky writes that he got it wrong on what he thought was an example of reputation hacking. Interesting example of how blogs self correct.

Clay Shirky writes that he got it wrong in a recent post where he speculated that there were connections between two people writing about a software project on Wikipedia and Slashdot, intent on drumming up interest in the project.

I linked to Shirky's post--and someone working on the project, Symphony OS, commented here on the whole kerfluffle. Good example of response mechanisms online.

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