On 4/9/07, Jeff Raymond <jeff.raymond(a)internationalhouseofbacon.com> wrote:
My point being that the first part of this proposed policy should
if the bio is actually causing the subject real world harm. Notability
the problem, so it's not the solution either. If there is negative
information in a biography it can be removed. No reason to remove the
IF we aren't the first publication of it, THEN we're not causing harm.
We're simply sharing information, nothing more and nothing less.
A newspaper article is usually published once and never heard from again
unless someone goes looking for it.
Wikipedia is a highly visible place, so we bring things to people's
attention that would otherways be forgotten. I'd say that means we could
cause harm whether we're the first, second or third.