On Mon, Nov 28, 2011 at 11:33 AM, Bala Jeyaraman <sodabot...@gmail.com>wrote:

> Yes there is. direct them to
> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:AUTOPROB#Problems_in_an_article_about_you
> But they shouldn't be expecting wikipedia to do a whitewashing / PR fluff
> job on it.

Totally agree with you, Bala.

I've been cc-d on a couple of these emails and unfortunately, people who
are famous in their fields, do seem to feel they are above examination. The
attitude that sometimes comes across is this: "How dare anyone write
negatively about me!" (Regardless of the facts of the situ).

So if we whitewash negative information in these situations, knowledge and
neutrality are the first casualties.

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