Wikipedia wars: 10 biggest edit battles

We round up the most heated, most bitterly contested, and most pointless confrontations over facts in Wikipedia’s 10-year history. What makes people leap into these frays will amaze and amuse you.

By David Daw, PCWorld |  Cloud Computing, slideshow, Wikipedia

Pluto: The War of the (Former) World 

When Pluto lost its status as a planet, the demotion, of course, launched a huge edit war. But even after Pluto's status as a nonplanet at the edge of our solar system was settled, the fights continued. Now the various factions dedicated to this subject debate, for instance, whether Pluto's article should be renamed for its formal designation, "134340 Pluto." Will the indignities heaped on this poor astronomical body never end?

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