[WikiEN-l] We need a policy against feeding the trolls

Tony Sidaway f.crdfa at gmail.com
Wed May 24 04:23:50 UTC 2006

On 5/24/06, Prasad J <prasad59 at gmail.com> wrote:
> This sort of
> incident, where Administrators (effectively) ban users without any
> formal Request for Arbitration is becoming  more prevalent by the day
> and seems to be in violation of Wikipedia principles.

See http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/WP:BP#Bans

Community bans are becoming more common and are bound to do so, as the
community continues to grow at a rate that cannot be matched by the
Arbitration Committee's capacity to cope with every single problem
user.  Eventually (probably very soon) community bans will be more
common than arbitration-imposed bans.

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