I think the problem of sock-puppets on Indic languages has yet to come to prominence. There may be many more malpractices there as compared to en-WP. Education of all concerned is vital at Wikimedia-l. We cant be puritans over the scope of the list, excluding something just because it pertains to an occurrence on en-WP.
Warm regards, Ashwin Baindur ------------------------------------------------------ On Thu, Feb 9, 2012 at 5:19 PM, Ravishankar <ravidre...@gmail.com> wrote: > >> The problem is not conflict of interest editing... It is not even a >> philosophical debate of Paid editing Vs Volunteer editing... The problem is >> getting paid to white wash "negative materials" in favor of the clients, >> which eventually render Wikipedia articles biased and information >> suppressed... And if those people can get favors from the level of Admins, >> it is definitely wrong. What is more shocking is that if that if an account >> created possibly with a single purpose ( of protecting the interests of a >> business group) can manage to climb up the ladder of admin-ship of a >> "stronger" Wikipedia like en.wiki , it is definitely alarming ! > > > +1. Continuing this discussion generally on these terms will be good. > Otherwise, this will be an en wiki community issue and I don't find it > relevant to be on Indian mailing list. > > Ravi > > _______________________________________________ > Wikimediaindia-l mailing list > Wikimediaindiafirstname.lastname@example.org > To unsubscribe from the list / change mailing preferences visit > https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimediaindia-l > _______________________________________________ Wikimediaindia-l mailing list Wikimediaindiaemail@example.com To unsubscribe from the list / change mailing preferences visit https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimediaindia-l