Get the L Out

[(H/T Proabi.)  The deletion discussion is here.  The article was nominated for deletion using some fairly disturbing language, by the nasty little Tsumikiria, who sports a user box bragging: “this user loves ero kawaii art”, which apparently involves children in underwear. Checking the history we see the refs are being gutted by none other than … Continue reading Get the L Out

Get out your fursuit, here comes U-CoC

[Wikimedia-l] A Universal Code of Conduct draft for review Patrick Earley pearley at wikimedia.org Mon Sep 7 20:17:03 UTC 2020 Hello, everyone. We are excited to share a draft of the Universal Code of Conduct <https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Universal_Code_of_Conduct>&#8230; Okay so this is from the mailing list. First question, who made this guy manager of Trust & Safety? … Continue reading Get out your fursuit, here comes U-CoC

New York Brad Matetsky’s article gets a facelift

New York Brad’s business partner has been editing his article again. This time he has uploaded a new photo from his cellphone. Before and after:   NewYorkBrad is a Wikipedia admin and former arbitrator whose real name is Ira Matetsky. His business partner, user:mdfalco, whose user page coyly states that he is “an inexperienced amateur … Continue reading New York Brad Matetsky’s article gets a facelift

Some things turned out right on the internet today

If you have not wasted enough time on the internet yet today, may I suggest the following threads: Politico attack on Elizabeth Warren The rabbit hole starts with Elizabeth Warren being attacked by Politico, which is forced to back off. Politico: How does Elizabeth Warren avoid a Clinton redux — written off as too unlikable … Continue reading Some things turned out right on the internet today

“Female power in Saudi Arabia”: documentary or apologetic?

One of my devoted readers sent me this link. Ironically, one of the women in the film, Madeja al Ajroush, was arrested as part of the crackdown on women driving just before it was legalized.  She was released from custody in May 2018, just ahead of the video being posted in June. She is the … Continue reading “Female power in Saudi Arabia”: documentary or apologetic?