Re: [Wikimedia-l] $20 donation to WMF for vandalism edit from US House of Representatives

2014-08-01 Thread Russavia
On Fri, Aug 1, 2014 at 12:23 AM, Newyorkbrad newyorkb...@gmail.com wrote: The activity you describe is obviously unacceptable. However, the amount of time and effort that out associated with tracking down and returning a particular $20 contribution would not be worth it. Newyorkbrad

Re: [Wikimedia-l] $20 donation to WMF for vandalism edit from US House of Representatives

2014-08-01 Thread Lisa Gruwell
We do not see any donations from anyone by that name. Best, Lisa Gruwell On Fri, Aug 1, 2014 at 5:52 AM, Russavia russavia.wikipe...@gmail.com wrote: On Fri, Aug 1, 2014 at 12:23 AM, Newyorkbrad newyorkb...@gmail.com wrote: The activity you describe is obviously unacceptable. However, the

Re: [Wikimedia-l] $20 donation to WMF for vandalism edit from US House of Representatives

2014-08-01 Thread Richard Symonds
He may have donated under a pseudonym, or by cheque, or to a chapter, or through a friend. Very tricky to track down. On 1 Aug 2014 17:42, Dennis Pierri dennis6...@gmail.com wrote: ;O we get vandalized and he doesn't stick to his word of donating? Some people are just mean. On 01/08/2014, at

Re: [Wikimedia-l] $20 donation to WMF for vandalism edit from US House of Representatives

2014-08-01 Thread Rjd0060
On Fri, Aug 1, 2014 at 2:49 PM, Richard Symonds richard.symo...@wikimedia.org.uk wrote: He may have donated under a pseudonym, or by cheque, or to a chapter, or through a friend. Very tricky to track down. Or...the US NSA hacked into the Foundation's donor database and removed it to

Re: [Wikimedia-l] $20 donation to WMF for vandalism edit from US House of Representatives

2014-08-01 Thread Everton Zanella Alvarenga
The time a staff or contractor will need to discover his donation or if he has donated is more expensive than 20 USD. Ask him better donations, revert the vandalism and don't give the money back, using it for some useful thing, like improving anti-vandalism tools. 2014-08-01 16:10 GMT-03:00

Re: [Wikimedia-l] $20 donation to WMF for vandalism edit from US House of Representatives

2014-08-01 Thread Richard Symonds
+1, sorry, that was my point :-) On 1 Aug 2014 20:10, Rjd0060 rjd0060.w...@gmail.com wrote: On Fri, Aug 1, 2014 at 2:49 PM, Richard Symonds richard.symo...@wikimedia.org.uk wrote: He may have donated under a pseudonym, or by cheque, or to a chapter, or through a friend. Very tricky to

Re: [Wikimedia-l] $20 donation to WMF for vandalism edit from US House of Representatives

2014-08-01 Thread Russavia
Hi Richard, et al On Sat, Aug 2, 2014 at 2:49 AM, Richard Symonds richard.symo...@wikimedia.org.uk wrote: He may have donated under a pseudonym, or by cheque, or to a chapter, or through a friend. Very tricky to track down. True, people can and do donate via such methods. I did so myself when

Re: [Wikimedia-l] $20 donation to WMF for vandalism edit from US House of Representatives

2014-08-01 Thread Everton Zanella Alvarenga
2014-08-01 16:30 GMT-03:00 Russavia russavia.wikipe...@gmail.com: Rjd0060, I'm not sure here, but are you saying that the guy didn't actually donate the $20? If so, he publicly said he did, so it's best not to say such things which could be misconstrued as you saying the guy lied. Perhaps

Re: [Wikimedia-l] $20 donation to WMF for vandalism edit from US House of Representatives

2014-08-01 Thread David Gerard
Alternately, we could stop feeding an obvious troll. On 1 August 2014 20:30, Russavia russavia.wikipe...@gmail.com wrote: Hi Richard, et al On Sat, Aug 2, 2014 at 2:49 AM, Richard Symonds richard.symo...@wikimedia.org.uk wrote: He may have donated under a pseudonym, or by cheque, or to a

Re: [Wikimedia-l] $20 donation to WMF for vandalism edit from US House of Representatives

2014-08-01 Thread Rjd0060
On Fri, Aug 1, 2014 at 3:30 PM, Russavia russavia.wikipe...@gmail.com wrote: Jeez guys - stop beating the horse. It's never was alive to begin with. Rjd0060, I'm not sure here, but are you saying that the guy didn't actually donate the $20? If so, he publicly said he did, so it's best not

Re: [Wikimedia-l] $20 donation to WMF for vandalism edit from US House of Representatives

2014-08-01 Thread Nathan
On Fri, Aug 1, 2014 at 3:42 PM, Rjd0060 rjd0060.w...@gmail.com wrote: No, I'm saying this doesn't matter and people should get back to doing whatever they feel is actually important. Let it go. It really does not matter. AT ALL. I can't agree. It's clear that lives are at stake, not to

Re: [Wikimedia-l] $20 donation to WMF for vandalism edit from US House of Representatives

2014-08-01 Thread Thyge
To me, the only thing at stake is the seriousness of this list - and that is not a new issue, unfortunately. Regards, Thyge /Sir48 2014-08-01 21:59 GMT+02:00 Nathan nawr...@gmail.com: On Fri, Aug 1, 2014 at 3:42 PM, Rjd0060 rjd0060.w...@gmail.com wrote: No, I'm saying this doesn't

Re: [Wikimedia-l] $20 donation to WMF for vandalism edit from US House of Representatives

2014-08-01 Thread Rjd0060
On Fri, Aug 1, 2014 at 3:59 PM, Nathan nawr...@gmail.com wrote: On Fri, Aug 1, 2014 at 3:42 PM, Rjd0060 rjd0060.w...@gmail.com wrote: No, I'm saying this doesn't matter and people should get back to doing whatever they feel is actually important. Let it go. It really does not

Re: [Wikimedia-l] $20 donation to WMF for vandalism edit from US House of Representatives

2014-08-01 Thread Nathan
On Fri, Aug 1, 2014 at 5:23 PM, Rjd0060 rjd0060.w...@gmail.com wrote: On Fri, Aug 1, 2014 at 3:59 PM, Nathan nawr...@gmail.com wrote: On Fri, Aug 1, 2014 at 3:42 PM, Rjd0060 rjd0060.w...@gmail.com wrote: No, I'm saying this doesn't matter and people should get back to doing

[Wikimedia-l] $20 donation to WMF for vandalism edit from US House of Representatives

2014-07-31 Thread Russavia
On 23 July John Resig tweeted a challenge,[1] I will donate $20 to a charity if someone can land an edit to http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Reptilians or http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/New_World_Order_(conspiracy_theory) … in @congressedits Sure enough, someone took up Resig's challenge with this

Re: [Wikimedia-l] $20 donation to WMF for vandalism edit from US House of Representatives

2014-07-31 Thread Newyorkbrad
The activity you describe is obviously unacceptable. However, the amount of time and effort that out associated with tracking down and returning a particular $20 contribution would not be worth it. Newyorkbrad On Thu, Jul 31, 2014 at 12:06 PM, Russavia russavia.wikipe...@gmail.com wrote: On

Re: [Wikimedia-l] $20 donation to WMF for vandalism edit from US House of Representatives

2014-07-31 Thread Federico Leva (Nemo)
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Re: [Wikimedia-l] $20 donation to WMF for vandalism edit from US House of Representatives

2014-07-31 Thread Nathan
On Thu, Jul 31, 2014 at 12:06 PM, Russavia russavia.wikipe...@gmail.com wrote: To make matters a little worse, the US House of Representatives IP has taken to vandalising the Russian Wikipedia article for the Russian national anthem,[5] replacing sheet music for the anthem with the sheet