A response to this from the office.
I hope that nobody who has expressed genuine views about a matter they find
of concern, and who does it in a polite and measured way, would ever feel
cold shouldered or excluded from WMUK activities discussions or events.
This is a form of bullying and if it happens please let me know.
On 20 September 2012 00:25, Peter Cohen <peterc(a)cix.compulink.co.uk> wrote:
It has made me unpopular; I get an appreciable
amount of hate mail
anonymous threats. Following the Fae incident this ramped up
get cold shouldered by others in our community because I am
Does no one else think that this comment by Tom M should be acknowledged?
Wikimedia UK is meant to promote the community but good faith criticism
results in an individual receiving hate mail and cold shouldering. And
when someone says that has happened they are ignored and no one connected
with the organisation, a trustee or the Chief Executive or one of the
office staff, says anything about it.
And Tom is not alone. I have discussed with others how we feel unable to
go to events because we have made well-founded criticisms seen worthy of
coverage in the serious press but know that we will be accused of
harassment if certain people also attend the meetings.
WMUK is fracturing the editing community in this country and no one is
using their salaried WMUK time to fix this.
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