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Re: How to deal with inappropriate content

From: Jonathan Garbee <jonathan.garbee@gmail.com>
Date: Sun, 19 May 2013 08:06:14 -0400
Message-ID: <CANQy2y1FYa58GnA+fBp1kns4haws8eVQ48w-yDCS3Ka_pY7LpA@mail.gmail.com>
To: "public-webplatform@w3.org" <public-webplatform@w3.org>
Max, We have that exact kind of thing in place with the "Deletion
Candidate" high-level flag. The thing is we haven't yet figured out how
best to go about doing deletions, so we just do it as we come across them
afaik.


On Sun, May 19, 2013 at 7:42 AM, Max Polk <maxpolk@gmail.com> wrote:

> 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.
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> David Kirstein <frozenice@frozenice.de> wrote:
>>
>> Only Administrators can delete pages.
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>> -fro
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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
>>
>>
>>
>> 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:
>>
>> Oops. Meant to say: It's been taken care of. J
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>> julee@adobe.com
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>> @adobejulee
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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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>> julee@adobe.com
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>> @adobejulee
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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.
>>
>> 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.
>>
>> 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.
>>
>> 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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>> julee@adobe.com
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>> @adobejulee
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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.
>>
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>> One group of articles created, however, look like spamdexing to me.[1] At
>> the 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
>> just 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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>> julee@adobe.com
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>> @adobejulee
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