[Foundation-l] Stalking on Wikipedia

Gerard Meijssen gerard.meijssen at gmail.com
Sun May 22 10:09:43 UTC 2011


On 22 May 2011 10:38, Amir E. Aharoni <amir.aharoni at mail.huji.ac.il> wrote:

> 2011/5/22 Ryan Lomonaco <wiki.ral315 at gmail.com>:
> > That said, to me, I don't see any stalking whatsoever.  It is common when
> > investigating sockpuppets to send evidence privately to other trusted
> users,
> > so that the (suspected) sockpuppeteer does not change their habits to
> avoid
> > detection.  I don't see any other evidence presented to substantiate the
> > claim that someone is stalking Dror.  If there is no stalking, then this
> is
> > not a foundation issue.
> It may not be a foundation-l issue, but it does raise a point: This
> whole discussion is about stalking and sockpuppetry and not about
> content. Of course, particular content disputes have no place here
> either, but the mere mentioning of the name Dror immediately renders
> the discussion pointless and that is troublesome.
> An "extensive sockpuppetry history" is by itself not a reason for
> moderation or for ignoring valid concerns about privacy policy
> violations. Even an extensive history of bad edits is not a reason for
> any of these.
> --
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