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A classic example of why declaring a conflict of interest is not remotely a sensible thing to do.

https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?ti ... =850224088

This user's treatment at the hands of cowboy Administrators who hate any and all forms of paid editing, is of course against policy. A user is entitled to join Wikipedia and edit only about what they are paid to edit about, as long as they follow all the relevant rules.

These Administrators don't give a crap that they are off-reservation, enforcing the rules that they want to exist, not that actually exist. And nobody else will care, if they even notice.

And if these articles ever appear again, it will be assume they were created by socks of this guy, and deleted with prejudice. So the company will never ever get recognition on Wikipedia, even if they deserve it.

All because they tried to follow Wikipedia's rules.

DO. NOT. DECLARE. It is not worth it.


Sat Jul 14, 2018 11:01 am
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https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Watkins_M ... ng_Company

So stupid and outrageous, CorporateM himself removed some puffery:
https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?ti ... =535645425

Also, this was added by an IP address belonging to a business in Vista, California. The homebase of Watkins.
https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?ti ... =724027148

Amateurs....


Sat Jul 21, 2018 5:24 pm
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https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kayenta_Mine

Created by and almost entirely written by PR Alma.
An undeclared paid editor. Who also wrote the bulk of this. The place where most of Kayenta's coal goes.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Navajo_Generating_Station

The environmental movement has hated the NGS and Kayenta mine since they were started in the 1970s. Building a huge stripmine and coal-fired power plant to pollute the clean skies of northern Arizona would be unthinkable today. Do you see the usual "Controversy" sections in those articles? Not that it matters much, Peabody Coal has been circling the drain for a few years. (Maybe Peabody should have hired PR Alma? I bet the Navajo Nation could use her help too, eh? Not that someone spindoctoring on Wikipedia could save the coal industry at this point.)

The "Wiki-Luv-Pedians" damn well know what happened, because in 2013 Fred Bauder fought with her, and gave up:
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(cur | prev) 12:09, 29 July 2013‎ Fred Bauder (talk | contribs)‎ . . (42,950 bytes) (+129)‎ . . (December 22, 2044) (undo)
(cur | prev) 12:02, 29 July 2013‎ Fred Bauder (talk | contribs)‎ . . (42,821 bytes) (+189)‎ . . (→‎Future requirements) (undo)
(cur | prev) 11:44, 29 July 2013‎ Fred Bauder (talk | contribs)‎ . . (42,632 bytes) (-84)‎ . . (→‎Air quality impacts: air quality in the area is high) (undo)
(cur | prev) 04:32, 29 July 2013‎ PR Alma (talk | contribs)‎ . . (42,716 bytes) (+84)‎ . . (Undid revision 566032272 by Fred Bauder (talk). Please see NGS talk page.) (undo)
(cur | prev) 22:53, 27 July 2013‎ Fred Bauder (talk | contribs)‎ . . (42,632 bytes) (+192)‎ . . (→‎Future requirements) (undo)
(cur | prev) 22:30, 27 July 2013‎ Fred Bauder (talk | contribs)‎ . . (42,440 bytes) (+39)‎ . . (→‎Future requirements: Best Available Retrofit Technology) (undo)
(cur | prev) 22:29, 27 July 2013‎ Fred Bauder (talk | contribs)‎ . . (42,401 bytes) (+1,802)‎ . . (→‎Future requirements) (undo)
(cur | prev) 22:26, 27 July 2013‎ Fred Bauder (talk | contribs)‎ . . (40,599 bytes) (+2,844)‎ . . (→‎Future requirements: summary of proposed rule) (undo)
(cur | prev) 15:40, 27 July 2013‎ Fred Bauder (talk | contribs)‎ . . (37,755 bytes) (-84)‎ . . (→‎Air quality impacts: air monitoring does not measure health impacts) (undo)


Tue Jul 24, 2018 6:55 pm
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Virtually unnoticed:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/P._J._Byrne
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Meredith_Bagby

Both substantially the work of Eviezc. I mean, come on, don't insult us:
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(cur | prev) 22:45, 21 June 2012‎ Eviezc (talk | contribs)‎ . . (11,307 bytes) (+7,491)‎ . . (Re-organize data as per PJ Byrne's request.) (undo)


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