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Submission + - Microsoft Pays Writer to Edit Wikipedia Entry

My Iron Lung writes: "
Microsoft Corp. landed in the Wikipedia doghouse Tuesday after it offered to pay a blogger to change technical articles on the community-produced Web encyclopedia site.
Microsoft acknowledged it had approached the writer and offered to pay him for the time it would take to correct what the company was sure were inaccuracies in Wikipedia articles on an open-source document standard and a rival format put forward by Microsoft.
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The articles in question:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/OpenDocument http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/OOXML"

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