[WikiEN-l] FredBauder"clarifies"onattack site link policy

David Gerard dgerard at gmail.com
Thu Jul 5 20:09:08 UTC 2007

On 05/07/07, David Goodman <dgoodmanny at gmail.com> wrote:

> Unless I am mistake, hasn't it been stated above that the ruling only
> applied to ED, but yet KM was apparently blocked for linking to WR.
> KM's edit summary n inserting the links was "vague ArbCom statements
> from 8 months ago aren't policy. that ArbCom case pertained to ED and
> the links were being used for harassment. this link is genuinely
> informative."
> http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Essjay_controversy&diff=next&oldid=140406328
> and on examining what was inserted, no confidential or abusive
> material was linked to.

I predict you will see no substantive answer to this - the edit has
been retrospectively declared a "breaching experiment", much as the
person who edited WP:BADSITES to read *as it is now being applied* has
been retrospectively declared to have been trolling to sabotage it.

- d.

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