i have an opinion on the wiki issue, and I'll tell you what it is.
I'd rather have the public opinion instead of a select few publishing a book.
If anyone can edit it, then the article will fall onto the most widely accepted position of everyone who reads it.
With a closed article, only a few people's opinions will be heard, with a greater chance of it being biased.
Sure, there are people who would replace the article on Adolph Hitler with
But these edits would be reversed, and as twey said, Prosecution would ensue.You <censored>Jew hating <censored> <censored> <censored>!!! the others people didn't deserve it either, you <censored> homophobic <censored>!