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I installed it today and used it to add a comment on the page that Wikipedia created about me, without my knoweldge or consent, and which they won't let me edit. The conment is a health warning to the user that the content may be unreliable.

For Conversation Agent readers - since TypePad doesn't offer this kind of service, you may see a good discussion about this post in Friendfeed here http://ff.im/8HnqS

SideWiki does not -- as some pundits have claimed -- liberate conversation from corporate websites. It simply moves it to within a new corporate site -- one owned by Google, a very large corporation. Further, it displays the entirety of whatever is being "liberated" from private sites. Doesn't matter if it's copyrighted or if the content creator objects. I expect SideWiki will be challenged as a derivative work. In any case, let's not confuse this project with actual data portability or social altruism.

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