Jon Stewart Briefly Gets His Wish, Becomes Batman

01.06.11 Bucky Turco

Wikipedia, the 5th most visited website on the internet is approaching its 10 year anniversary and so founder Jimmy Wales appeared on the Daily Show Wednesday night. He restated his promise to keep the site free of banner ads and fielded questions from Jon Stewart about how easy it would be to edit his page and make him Batman. Wales acknowledged that Stewart’s entry could be changed, but probably won’t last more than five minutes. He was right.

Within a minute of their discussion, someone altered Jon Stewart’s Wiki-page and did just that, but not two minutes later, it was already changed back and locked “due to vandalism,” just as Wales had stated.

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