On Tue, Aug 11, 2015 at 8:36 PM, John Lewis <johnflewi...@gmail.com> wrote:

>
> Yes. It was used a few months ago to prevent editing the Germany item on
> Wikidata due to a very serious breaking issue. Also on several pages
> following legal disputes.
>
> Superprotect in my opinion if used correctly is an essential tool which can
> prevent legal and technical issues that can in theory cause wide
> disruption.
>
>
In my private opinion the technical part of Superprotect has a potential to
be useful, it is the social background (who approves its use, how it can be
used, etc.) that matters and that is the bone of contention (and justified
concerns). I have a hope that we will have it resolved before the next
anniversary or earlier :)

best,

dariusz "pundit"
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