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Archive.is hiding photo of pedo

Post by badmachine » Sun Mar 05, 2023 3:25 pm

im not really sure where to post this, but it looks like Archive.is is not properly archiving a Wikimedia Commons category page, "Category:Child sexual abuse offenders". recently the mayor of College Park Maryland was busted for kiddy porn, and a Commons user, "Bgmyersftp", uploaded a photo of him and included it in the CSA offenders category.

none of that is remarkable but try adding the category page to Archive.is and the former mayor's photo does not show up. i tried archiving it yesterday, and just a few minutes ago and in both attempts Archive.is failed to include mayor Patrick Wojahn's photo.

idk what to make of this except that maybe Archive.is is covering for Commons, or Wojahn, or maybe the Democrats. whatever is going on, here is a copy of the photograph for posterity:
Patrick_Wojahn_2019.jpg
English: Patrick Wojahn listens to a woman calling him to complain about an issue in the College Park community on the night of January 16, 2019. This photo was taken by a high school student who visited his home to interview him for a newspaper article.
Date 16 January 2019, 19:31:45
Source Own work
Author Brian G. Myers
Camera location 39° 00′ 40.8″ N, 76° 55′ 09.3″ W
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Re: Archive.is hiding photo of pedo

Post by ericbarbour » Mon Mar 13, 2023 8:32 pm

badmachine wrote:
Sun Mar 05, 2023 3:25 pm
idk what to make of this except that maybe Archive.is is covering for Commons, or Wojahn, or maybe the Democrats
Good question. The automatic implication is that archive.is runs a secret "blocklist", and therefore isn't as "libertarian and freespeechy" as the owners claim they are.

I'd like to see what's on the blocklist--even if it's just busted pedophiles.

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Post by badmachine » Mon Mar 13, 2023 8:53 pm

about 49 minutes later, someone successfully archived the category page. idk what happened. :shrug:

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Re: Archive.is hiding photo of pedo

Post by ericbarbour » Sat May 20, 2023 12:40 am

Related: last year, someone relabeled the "boy lover" logo on Commons.
It's now called "ice cream lover".

https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.p ... =663633455

Also, Wojahn's arrest is now in the College Park WP article. Buried deep. Still no BLP of him personally.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/College_P ... st_century

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Re: Archive.is hiding photo of pedo

Post by Bbb23sucks » Sat May 20, 2023 1:32 am

ericbarbour wrote:
Sat May 20, 2023 12:40 am
Related: last year, someone relabeled the "boy lover" logo on Commons.
It's now called "ice cream lover".

https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.p ... =663633455

Also, Wojahn's arrest is now in the College Park WP article. Buried deep. Still no BLP of him personally.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/College_P ... st_century
Vandalism on Commons is removed so infrequently that it is effectively permitted. Trolling is also really easy. Look how far I got with this account, if you did it more subtly, you could probably get thousands of edits before anybody noticed.

Side note: I think its quite funny that the block notice said that I ignored warnings, despite the fact that the first warning I got was half an hour after I stopped editing.
"Globally banned" since September 5, 2023 for exposing harassment.

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Re: Archive.is hiding photo of pedo

Post by badmachine » Sat May 20, 2023 3:15 pm

ericbarbour wrote:
Sat May 20, 2023 12:40 am
Still no BLP of him personally.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/College_P ... st_century
there was one, but only briefly

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