[Foundation-l] Fwd: Judd Bagley presentation on Wikipedia

Michael Bimmler mbimmler at gmail.com
Mon Mar 2 20:31:06 UTC 2009

neither. this message was sent to the -owner address and as it was
clearly intended for the list, I forwarded it. I did not check whether
cla68 is even a list subscriber.


On Mon, Mar 2, 2009 at 9:29 PM, Joe Szilagyi <szilagyi at gmail.com> wrote:
> Is Cla68 on moderation or is the "Judd Bagley" keyword(s)?
> Joe
> On Sat, Feb 21, 2009 at 6:04 AM, Foundation-l list admin
> <foundation-l-owner at lists.wikimedia.org> wrote:
>> ---------- Forwarded message ----------
>> From: Charles Ainsworth <cla68 at yahoo.com>
>> Date: Tue, Feb 17, 2009 at 9:04 AM
>> Subject: Judd Bagley presentation on Wikipedia
>> To: foundation-l-owner at lists.wikimedia.org
>> If you aren't familiar with the history behind this episode, Judd
>> Bagley was banned from en.Wikipedia for trying to out a financial
>> journalist who had created several user accounts in Wikipedia to
>> promote naked short selling.  Partly as a result of his experience,
>> Bagley has created a presentation which he gave recently to a class of
>> business students at the University of Texas.  The presentation is
>> here - http://antisocialmedia.net/lecture1/player.html.
>> The first part of the presentation concerns the efforts by several
>> individuals in the finance industry to manipulate the Internet to
>> promote naked short selling (NSS).  Starting on slide 52, Bagley
>> describes an attempt by one of the NSS proponents to use Wikipedia as
>> a promotional tool for himself as well as for NSS.  Bagley then
>> describes what happened when he attempted to intervene.
>> I believe that personally hearing Bagley's experiences and lessons
>> learned would be of benefit for the WMF.  I suggest that the WMF
>> consider inviting Bagley to give his presentation to WMF's staff and
>> boardmembers.  I believe that Bagley's contact information is
>> available on his website- http://antisocialmedia.net/.
>> Charles Ainsworth (Cla68 on en.Wikipedia)
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