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by ericbarbour
Wed Jul 08, 2020 7:57 pm
Forum: Content Issues
Topic: Josh Gordon and eBay
Replies: 7
Views: 328

Re: Josh Gordon and eBay

ANOTHER former Santa Clara cop is being prosecuted for this case. There may be others. https://www.sanjoseinside.com/news/yet-another-former-santa-clara-cop-now-implicated-in-ebay-cyberstalking-scandal https://www.mercurynews.com/2020/07/08/second-ex-santa-clara-cop-charged-in-ebay-cyberstalking-case/
by ericbarbour
Wed Jul 08, 2020 12:38 am
Forum: Content Issues
Topic: Josh Gordon and eBay
Replies: 7
Views: 328

Re: Josh Gordon and eBay

Almost three weeks later.

STILL on the talkpage, and still not put into the article text.....
by ericbarbour
Wed Jul 08, 2020 12:26 am
Forum: Content Issues
Topic: Re: Paid Editing on WP is permissible
Replies: 209
Views: 37364

Re: Paid Editing on WP is permissible

More than five years later and the little shits STILL have done nothing about this. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Richard_Saul_Wurman https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Special:Contributions/Rswurman You can't tell me (with a straight face) the Wikioids didn't know Wurman was glorifying himself https://e...
by ericbarbour
Sun Jul 05, 2020 11:31 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Kamala Harris is getting "special treatment"
Replies: 9
Views: 232

Re: Kamala Harris is getting "special treatment"

Angry rightists are chasing him on Twitter....
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Now....what was that shrieking about "doxxing" again?
by ericbarbour
Sun Jul 05, 2020 11:07 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Kamala Harris is getting "special treatment"
Replies: 9
Views: 232

Kamala Harris is getting "special treatment"

https://theintercept.com/2020/07/02/kamala-harris-wikipedia/ https://www.sfgate.com/politics/article/Kamala-Harris-Biden-vice-president-Wikipedia-page-15386023.php The Wikipedia user, who goes by the username “ Bnguyen1114 ,” has made hundreds of edits to Harris’s page throughout the last several mo...
by ericbarbour
Sun Jul 05, 2020 12:32 am
Forum: Content Issues
Topic: Crap or questionable articles
Replies: 186
Views: 27812

Re: Crap or questionable articles

(For some reason my FB feed is full of Nazi-adjacent crap on the 4th of July....) Have a list of red links dating back FIFTEEN YEARS. Created in November 2005, diddled but never improved. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Genocide_Organ Wanna see a BIG list of red links? This one is 233 kbytes long.... ...
by ericbarbour
Sat Jul 04, 2020 7:37 pm
Forum: Content Issues
Topic: Crap or questionable articles
Replies: 186
Views: 27812

Re: Crap or questionable articles

Also, this poorly written and very poorly sourced article about the drug company that made the Reich's favorite pills (Pervitin):

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Temmler

Very good article about the whole sordid subject

https://newrepublic.com/article/141125/ ... cted-drugs
by ericbarbour
Sat Jul 04, 2020 5:39 am
Forum: Wikipediocracy talk
Topic: Earthy astringent banned on WPO
Replies: 5
Views: 165

Re: Earthy astringent banned on WPO

boredbird wrote:
Sat Jul 04, 2020 5:33 am
Last I heard Vigilant quit. Has he unquit yet?
He's "quit and unquit" WPO at least three times by my casual count. Might be more I don't know of. (He's a "bit erratic". Lol. Sorta like Adolf Hitler in the last week of April 1945?)
by ericbarbour
Sat Jul 04, 2020 5:36 am
Forum: Dark Corners -- a place for odd and deviant subjects (WP related or not)
Topic: CrowsNest on Reddit
Replies: 16
Views: 534

Re: CrowsNest on Reddit

There is a fundamental misunderstanding here. How does one make notability decisions if there is no responsible editorial bureacracy? AfD is not bureaucracy, it is an adhocracy, and phenomenally inefficient, and always has had that potential. Attempting to use specific cases to establish precedent ...