[WikiEN-l] Fleshlight

Parker Peters onmywayoutster at gmail.com
Fri Oct 6 19:14:56 UTC 2006


#1 - they are apparently a registered company, with a business address and
#2 - they are selling a product (several really) to the public
#3 - they apparently do a significant amount of advertising.

One would think this makes them notable. I don't know that we have any
precedent for removing an entire company's page just because they asked for
"sole discretion over content"???

I would think it would be better perhaps to put a page up and sprotect it,
perhaps? Protect it from drive-by vandalism while leaving a verifiable
encyclopedic article?

I mean, come on. We have an article for [[Lesbian Bukkake]], I would think
the Fleshlight products/company are at least as notable as that.


On 10/6/06, Stephen Streater <sbstreater at mac.com> wrote:
> On 6 Oct 2006, at 19:47, SPUI wrote:
> > Fleshlight and its representatives have contacted us, asking that they
> > have sole discretion over the content of the page, because any edits
> > could ruin its advertising value. This is a non-notable product. The
> > page was created solely for promotional purposes. It is now gone.
> > Danny
> > 01:06, 4 October 2006 (UTC)
> >
> > http://news.google.com/news?hl=en&q=fleshlight&btnG=Google
> > +Search&sa=N&tab=wn
> > seems "notable", verifiable, whatever. But our hands are tied by the
> > office shit. Any company can now contact Danny, convince him that they
> > are "non-notable", and get salted.
> That's quite a jump in the logic there, isn't it?
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