[WikiEN-l] Oh shit, Slashdot is an attack site!

Ray Saintonge saintonge at telus.net
Mon Jul 30 02:52:46 UTC 2007

Anthony wrote:

>On 7/29/07, Daniel R. Tobias <dan at tobias.name> wrote:
>>On 27 Jul 2007 at 18:04:37 -0400, Anthony <wikimail at inbox.org> wrote:
>>>On 7/27/07, SPUI <drspui at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>>http://yro.slashdot.org/article.pl?sid=07/07/27/1943254 is currently on
>>>>the front page, along with the text "It turns out that a Wikipedia
>>>>administrator named SlimVirgin is actually Linda Mack..." Looks like
>>>>outing to me.
>>>It's only outing if it's true, and apparently it isn't.
>>Then why has Slim's entire clique always been so desperate to
>>suppress all mention of it?  This seems to have been a primary motive
>>of the whole idiotic "attack site link" policy, for instance.
>Ironically, it's the suppression of all mention of it which is the
>only reason I started paying attention to it in the first place.
>Until Fred Bauder made some comment about "dem attic" I didn't know
>anything about this particular "outing".  Until Thomas Dalton implied
>that no suppression was taking place, I figured the whole thing was
>just some fringe conspiracy theory.
That's about the size of it.  I couldn't be bothered with such matters 
but for their repetitive re-appearance on these lists.

>By the way, I found a copy of some old history dumps on my hard drive.
> Haven't gotten them loaded up yet.  I'm not sure if I should share
>the results beyond confirming whether or not there are in fact
>oversighted versions of that article.  My interest is in the coverup,
>not the identity of SV (barring evidence of the "secret agent" stuff
>beyond "Salinger came to believe...").
One way of dealing with the various outings of SV would be for everyone 
to go to his favorite blog site to out her as well.  Naturally, each 
person that does this would "out" her as a different person.  With 
enough of these out there, who could possibly know which is the correct 
identification. :-)


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