Hackers hijack UK.gov wiki

Tuesday, 5 September 2006, 2:36 PM EST

An attempt by a UK cabinet minister to discuss proposed environment policy using a wiki has ended in embarrassment after pranksters made merry at the expense of the Department for Environment Food and Rural Affairs' (Defra).

Tech-savvy environment secretary David Milliband was left with egg on his face after his department's draft "Environment Contract" wiki was edited to include spurious entries poking fun at the initiative.

At The Register.

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