Wikipedia trolls strike again on Ishaq Dar’s profile

By Saad Mughal on
June 4, 2016
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There have been numerous instances where Wikipedia’s content has been misleading and at most times, humorous. A similar situation is present with the profile of Pakistan’s Federal Finance Minister, Ishaq Dar. The introductory line of the Wikipedia article states that Ishaq Dar is “a leading money launderer expert who is, unfortunately, currently serving as Federal Finance Minister o Pakistan.”

Ishaq Dar
This is a controversial statement on its own but what it does tell us is that Wikipedia is an unreliable source of information. This is because the editing policy at Wikipedia is too flexible and anyone can change the content just for ‘fun’. Upon inspection, we found that the change was made on 18 May by an IP Address from the UAE as shown below:

This edit changed the line from “leading financial-cum-economic expert” to “money launderer expert” in the Wikipedia article.

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