[imc-uk-moderation] [IMC-UK-Propose] proposal: filter for shac
chris at anargeek.net
Sun Feb 22 13:22:05 PST 2009
If nobody else has formally blocked this proposal then I
On Sat 21-Feb-2009 at 06:48:12PM -0500, garcondumonde
> > over the past month or so, there have been numerous
> > articles posted by animal rights activists that have
> > overstepped the line
Which articles are you refering to, why haven't you hidden
them if they breach the sites editorial guidelines?
> > they have resulted
> > in the seizure of a server and also the arrest of a
> > sysadmin.
We don't have any evidence that the two comments or the
"dead granny" email were actually sent by SHAC supporters
do we? Also it wasn't animal rights activists taking the
servers or arresting people was it?
> > i am proposing an auto-filter on 'SHAC' be
> > implemented. such posts that are then _within_
> > guidelines may be unhidden, as is done with other
> > posts that are autofiltered.
I think that automatically hiding any post with the SHAC
topic ticked makes about as much sense as the suggestion
at the network meeting before last that a "solution" to
the issue of there being a lot of Israel / Palestine
material on the newswire would be to hide it all...
If there are specific articles which breach the editorial
guidelines then let's deal with them in the usual way...
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