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Submission + - Wikipedia ruled by 'Lord of the Universe' (theregister.co.uk)

An anonymous reader writes: One of the Wikipedia's leading administrators bears an extreme conflict of interest, but you can't expose him from the Conflict of Interest Noticeboard. He created the Conflict of Interest Noticeboard.

This administrator, Jossi Fresco, is a longtime student of Prem Rawat — formerly Guru Maharaj Ji — the India-born spiritual leader who styled himself as the "Perfect Master" and fostered a worldwide religious movement encouraging followers to call him "Lord of the Universe."

Jossi Fresco openly acknowledges he's employed by an organization "related" to Prem Rawat, and according to an ex-Rawat-follower and former friend, he served on the guru's personal staff and built the guru's first web site. Nonetheless, Fresco maintains strict control over Wikipedia's Prem Rawat article and countless related articles, keeping criticism of his guru to a bare minimum.

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