64. The 2007 “Essjay” controversy, involving college dropout Ryan Jordan, reinforced how contributors without actual credentials could achieve significant authority in the Wikipedia community. See Brian Bergstein, “After Flap over Phony Professor, Wikipedia Wants Some Writers to Share Real Names,” USA Today, March 9, 2007, http://www.usatoday.com/tech/news/2007-03-07-wikipedia-credentials_N.htm. Despite the Essjay controversy, the Wikipedia community has repeatedly rejected initiatives to verify contributors’ credentials. See Wikipedia: There Is No Credential Policy, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Credentials (last visited July 29, 2009) [hereinafter “Wikipedia: There is No Credential Policy”].