[WikiEN-l] If you feel like hitting your head against a brick wall...

Steven Walling steven.walling at gmail.com
Thu Feb 7 22:32:12 UTC 2008

>What in the article is actually actionable?

The face that defame his character as being part of what they call a cult.
Admitting you are part of an organization is not the same as welcoming the
label of "cultist" that the piece slaps on him. Also, it infers that he's
out to impact Wikipedia articles, and that he could be working directly for
the organization (with all that shady talk about "we don't know his real

Saying Wikipedians aren't perfect, and saying they are cultists out to
exploit the project for propaganda purposes are too entirely different

On Feb 7, 2008 2:17 PM, Peter Ansell <ansell.peter at gmail.com> wrote:

> On 08/02/2008, Steven Walling <steven.walling at gmail.com> wrote:
> > >I'm surprised they published this in the UK.
> >
> > Me too. He really could win a libel suit in the U.K.
> Wikipedians always seem to be overly sensitive about journalism which
> doesn't say wikipedians are perfect. All this talk about libel is very
> worrying as the article seems to be very adequately sourced.
> Peter
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