Can you clarify what you mean? If there are legal reasons for
superprotecting a page, I think that the stewards could handle that.

Pine


On Tue, Aug 11, 2015 at 1:16 PM, Gerard Meijssen <gerard.meijs...@gmail.com>
wrote:

> Hoi,
> <grin> did you consider the legal ramnifications ?
> Thanks, </grin>
>      GerardM
>
> On 11 August 2015 at 22:14, Pine W <wiki.p...@gmail.com> wrote:
>
> > My preference would be to have stewards applying Superprotect rather than
> > WMF. There are cases where Superprotect makes sense, but given WMF's
> > history with it, I would prefer that it become a community tool.
> >
> > Pine
> >
> >
> > On Tue, Aug 11, 2015 at 12:46 PM, Magnus Manske <
> > magnusman...@googlemail.com
> > > wrote:
> >
> > > So maybe it could stay, as a "technical office action" mechanism, if
> > future
> > > usage is clearly defined and accepted by "the community" (TM)?
> > >
> > > Not advocating either way here...
> > >
> > > On Tue, Aug 11, 2015 at 8:13 PM Dariusz Jemielniak <dar...@alk.edu.pl>
> > > wrote:
> > >
> > > > 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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