[Foundation-l] Censorship: Speedy deletion of porn articles

luke brandt shojokid at gmail.com
Fri Mar 9 03:56:27 UTC 2007

Yonatan Horan wrote:
> violation of WMF (?) guidelines as Wikipedia is not censored. Some claim
> that a rule has been passed but many admins disagree with this. The "vote"
> was passed about two years ago and had 10-20 participants. In addition to
> this, the vote came at a time when the Hebrew Wikipedia was repeatedly
> vandalized by a certain user and many of the voters supposedly for the
> banning of porn articles referred only to this specific case (this is
> supported by their comments on the page).
> By the way, just so nobody corrects me, on the Hebrew Wikipedia *there are
> votes* since consensus is hardly ever reached and the total needed to pass a
> vote is a ridiculous 55%. Anyway, despite all the above, a few admins have
> Thanks,
> Yonatan

Hi Yonatan,

Why not try and organize another vote on the issue to gauge local
opinion without the vandalism issue to affect the voting. Perhaps your
views will now prevail? - Best, luke

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