[WikiEN-l] No more blocking people for who they *are*?

Stan Shebs shebs at apple.com
Tue Feb 7 22:17:10 UTC 2006

charles matthews wrote:

> "Steve Bennett" wrote
>> Could we agree
> not to ever again block people for what they are?
> Easy to say that in the context that Wikipedia is not under siege, and 
> has its reputation pretty much intact.  What about the guy who arrives 
> in the middle of an election and annouces "I'm being funded to remove 
> all your bias on candidates' pages"?

If he does it according to *our* concept of bias, then huzzah.

Anyway, unless the person supplies real name and funding details,
the statement isn't verifiable and doesn't need to be taken that
seriously. Does everybody automatically believe everything they
read on user pages or something?


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