"US military personnel at Guantanamo Bay called Fidel Castro a transsexual and defended the prison for terrorism suspects in anonymous web postings," according to a new report. The report "tracked web activity by service members with Guantanamo email addresses and also found they deleted prisoner identification numbers from three detainee profiles on Wikipedia, the popular online encyclopedia that allows anyone to change articles." Guantanamo personnel also commented on news stories online, "using apparently fictitious names. ... A comment on a Wired magazine story about a leaked Guantanamo operations manual ... urged readers to learn about Guantanamo by going to the [base's] public affairs website, adding that the base is 'a very professional place full of true American patriots.'" Army Lt. Col. Ed Bush "said there is no official attempt to alter information," but "the military seeks to correct what it believes is incorrect or outdated information about the prison." The anonymous edits were mapped to Guantanamo personnel by Wikileaks, a project that publishes government documents.
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