The Wikipedia Bureaucracy will validate identities
using sensible but effective methods, such as requiring a $1 donation via paypal or
personal check, or returning a form sent to the user's postal address. The identity
check will be used to determine whether the user is previously banned, and will be used to
enforce a future ban if one should become necessary. Otherwise, it will remain
This proposal should wait until there is a broad consensus in favour of
having a large paid bureaucracy?