02/27/2009 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Premature Obits For Kennedy, Byrd May Force New Wikipedia Rules

Entries on the internet encyclopedia Wikipedia may have to be pre-approved after it wrongly claimed that Senator Edward Kennedy had died.

The user-generated site, in which members of the public are encouraged to provide the entries, is to review the rules governing contributions. It could lead to entries being centrally approved before being published, which would constitute a radical overhaul of the site's operations.

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