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Re: How to deal with inappropriate content

From: Jonathan Garbee <jonathan.garbee@gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 17 May 2013 18:44:42 -0400
Message-ID: <CANQy2y33S7_nd12XuDVmrQPO77iY8JZC52UOUKO0T+-=SehUcw@mail.gmail.com>
To: "public-webplatform@w3.org" <public-webplatform@w3.org>
I don't think we have setup deleting pages to require special permissions
yet. Although I'd need to do a test to be sure.


On Fri, May 17, 2013 at 3:41 PM, Julee <julee@adobe.com> wrote:

> Oops. Meant to say: It's been taken care of. J
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> From: julee <julee@adobe.com>
> Date: Friday, May 17, 2013 10:42 AM
> To: "pdsouza@about.com" <pdsouza@about.com>, Janet Swisher <
> jswisher@mozilla.com>
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> Cc: "public-webplatform@w3.org" <public-webplatform@w3.org>
> Subject: Re: How to deal with inappropriate content
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> Taken care of it. Thanks, everyone! J
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> From: Patrick D'Souza <pdsouza@about.com>
> Reply-To: "pdsouza@about.com" <pdsouza@about.com>
> Date: Friday, May 17, 2013 10:37 AM
> To: Janet Swisher <jswisher@mozilla.com>
> Cc: "public-webplatform@w3.org" <public-webplatform@w3.org>
> Subject: Re: How to deal with inappropriate content
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>  I agree. We should just go ahead and delete these pages.
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> On 05/17/2013 01:35 PM, Janet Swisher wrote:
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> I don't recall if deleting pages requires special privileges. I think it
> does. If so, anyone who has that privilege is trusted to exercise it
> appropriately. Don't worry about getting a consensus about whether
> something is spam: if you know it when you see it, just kill it.
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> A borderline case would be someone who uses their user profile to promote
> their web development services. I would be more lenient for that sort of
> thing from an active contributor than from someone whose only contribution
> is their profile page.
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> This is not a borderline case.
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> On 5/17/13 12:24 PM, Julee wrote:
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>  Oh, also, apparent if you look at the content: it's not relevant. J
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>  From: julee <julee@adobe.com>
> Date: Friday, May 17, 2013 10:21 AM
> To: "public-webplatform@w3.org" <public-webplatform@w3.org>
> Subject: How to deal with inappropriate content
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>    Hi, everyone:
>
>  I was just looking over some of the new contributions. A lot are great.
>
>  One group of articles created, however, look like spamdexing to me.[1]
> At the least, it contains verbatim content that has not been attributed.
>
>  Do we have a process for dealing with inappropriate content? Should I
> just delete the pages?
>
>  Thanks.
>
>  Julee
> [1] http://docs.webplatform.org/wiki/Special:Contributions/Amparoleonor
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