An errant Wikipedia contributor changed the name of the National University of Singapore (NUS) to the “National University of Sexual Misconduct” on NUS’ page on Wikipedia.
The act, which took place months after Monica Baey sexual misconduct case, was committed on 31 July. Thankfully, another contributor removed the incorrect edit by the mischievous netizen and corrected the name of NUS within minutes:
Other universities were not spared. The Singapore Management University’s (SMU) name was changed to the “Singapore Management University of Ang Moh” while Nanyang Technological University’s (NTU) name was changed to “Nanyang Technological University of China.”
Singapore University of Social Sciences’ (SUSS) name was also changed to the “Singapore University of Self Study”. All the changes have since been corrected by other Wikipedia contributors.
It remains unclear who the culprit behind the erroneous Wikipedia entry is and whether the acts were committed by one person or multiple persons.
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