"Sean Barrett" <sean(a)epoptic.org> wrote in
I think that, for the sort of cases outlined below,
CheckUser could be
used perhaps if the user themselves specifically said it would be OK.
means that we should ask every sockpuppet for permission to
check to see if he is a sockpuppet. :-D
If the sockpuppet is denying that it is a sockpuppet,
it should be willing to give permission, ne?
So when the sockpuppet in question effectively dances just out of reach
taunting you, what do you do?
"I'm not a sockpuppet, so you can take a hike!"
Or are you then going to introduce the offence of "refusing the
non-mandatory sockpuppet test"?