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RE: How to deal with inappropriate content

From: Max Polk <maxpolk@gmail.com>
Date: Sun, 19 May 2013 07:42:32 -0400
To: David Kirstein <frozenice@frozenice.de>,'Jonathan Garbee' <jonathan.garbee@gmail.com>,public-webplatform@w3.org
Message-ID: <babdee0e-d505-4f44-9766-6e1f97760414@email.android.com>
On our company intranet site we have a page where users can request page deletes, in the form of page name and reason.  An admin simply watches that page and is notified about new requests.

Pages have history and potentially much significant work over time, so limiting page deletes seems reasonable.

A better kind of solution is a template added to the top of the page like a one-parameter template: {{ delete | Looks like spam }} and admins search for that periodically.


David Kirstein <frozenice@frozenice.de> wrote:

>Only Administrators can delete pages.
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>From: Jonathan Garbee [mailto:jonathan.garbee@gmail.com]
>Sent: Samstag, 18. Mai 2013 00:45
>To: public-webplatform@w3.org
>Subject: Re: How to deal with inappropriate content
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>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.
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>On Fri, May 17, 2013 at 3:41 PM, Julee <julee@adobe.com> wrote:
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>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 
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>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:
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>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
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>their web development services. I would be more lenient for that sort
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>from an active contributor than from someone whose only contribution is
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>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:
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>I was just looking over some of the new contributions. A lot are great.
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>One group of articles created, however, look like spamdexing to me.[1]
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>least, it contains verbatim content that has not been attributed.
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>Do we have a process for dealing with inappropriate content? Should I
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>delete the pages?
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>Thanks.
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>Julee
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>[1] http://docs.webplatform.org/wiki/Special:Contributions/Amparoleonor
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