WW, thanks for the message. I see some people are rushing to submit to the evidence page, but the way things look over there is still under discussion. Apparently the "under construction" sign was not large enough. I added one that will hopefully be more visible.
I agree in principle, and there are many other open practical questions as to which evidence will be gathered, and how it will be organized & presented. In addition to abusive blocks, there are (a) examples of heavily biased articles, usually with evidence that any attempts to correct the bias were reversed, (b) abusive behavior by administrators, (c) situations of harassment that were not stopped by administrators, and more.
I would like to involve User:GregorB and others with interest in the matter, so if you agree, I would like to copy both your comment from my talk page and this reply to the evidence talk page, and continue the discussion there. Thank you! Miranche (talk) 17:13, 20 September 2013 (UTC)
- Ok, the discussion is now here. Please feel free to change the heading as you wish. Miranche (talk) 18:53, 20 September 2013 (UTC)
WW, could you please take a peek at the evidence pages? I (and Gregor too, I'm pretty sure) would be interested in what you think about the format & instructions so we can begin. Thank you! Miranche (talk) 17:36, 27 September 2013 (UTC)
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