This is little strange, I can understand that voting and nominations are members only regime but why the community is not allowed to participate even in Q&A is not clear to me.
If it is so, there should be no wiki page or onwiki discussion, or login process on wikimedia.in should be membership number based. On 5 Nov 2014 18:16, "Anivar Aravind" <anivar.arav...@gmail.com> wrote: > Dear Srikanth, > > This is just trash . Ignore it . > Engagement with WMIN Election process is limited to Chapter members and > mentioning membership No is mandatory for Q&A page . As per Elecom informed > , non members cannot be allowed to engage with Election process. It is > mentioned clearly in the page. > Any questions without membership no will be reverted . > > ~ regards > Anivar > > > On Wed, Nov 5, 2014 at 11:31 PM, Srikanth Ramakrishnan < > rsrikant...@gmail.com> wrote: > >> I've got this mail six times in bcc. >> Please look into it. >> Any more mails of this nature will go into my trash bin. >> ---------- Forwarded message ---------- >> From: "IAC techs" <iac.te...@gmail.com> >> Date: 05-Nov-2014 10:50 pm >> Subject: Grossly Obscene pornographic images on WIKIMEDIA.IN >> To: <yogesh_khan...@yahoo.com>, <nethahuss...@gmail.com> >> Cc: >> >> REBLOGGED BY iacte...@gmail.com on behalf of India Against >> Corruption's members who are users / editors of Wikipedia community >> >> This is a protest circulated against the strange decision by Anivar >> Aravind to hastily close the Q&A session for candidates after IAC >> poses uncomfortable queries from the "community" >> >> To: nethahuss...@gmail.com, and other candidates and WMIN members. >> >> We notice that you are a member of the WIKIMEDIA.IN website and >> actively promoting LGBT issues there including for your election >> campaign. >> >> We suppose you know that at the present time "carnal intercourse >> against the order of nature" is against India's laws, and distributing >> grossly obscene / pornographic images of it via WIKIMEDIA.IN is a >> serious criminal offence which IAC has reported to the concerned >> agencies and is seriously prosecuting. IAC is also monitoring >> WIKIMEDIA.IN to assist law enforcement agencies. >> >> This email is being sent to you as the illegally appointed returning >> officer Anivar Aravind has deleted IAC's query for all candidates for >> the WMIN EC vacancies (which was publicly posted to WIKIMEDIA.IN by >> one of IAC's volunteers as a member of the "community"). >> >> http://wiki.wikimedia.in/Elections2014/Nominations/Q%26A >> >> >> http://wiki.wikimedia.in/index.php?title=Elections2014%2FNominations%2FQ%26A&action=historysubmit&diff=35158&oldid=35146 >> >> PS: And another editor was banned from WIKIMEDIA.IN for asking queries >> on racism and discrimination against Indians at WIKIPEDIA, again by >> Anivar who also refuses to publish the non-existent Karnataka Society >> Rule 1961 to prevent community members posing queries (which actual >> official rules can be accessed here) >> >> https://www.karnataka.gov.in/karigr/actsrules/karnatakasocietiesact.htm >> >> from which it is abundantly clear that you are ineligible to contest >> elections and Anivar cannot conduct it. >> >> -- >> Disclaimer: The Wikimedia India Chapter (WMIN) is an autonomous entity >> with no direct control over the Wikipedia project and other websites hosted >> by the Wikimedia Foundation, USA. >> >> This mail is sent to the members of the Chapter as part of the official >> communications between the Chapter, its Director Board and the members. >> --- >> You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups >> "wmin-members" group. >> To unsubscribe from this group and stop receiving emails from it, send an >> email to wmin-members+unsubscr...@googlegroups.com. >> To post to this group, send email to wmin-memb...@googlegroups.com. >> Visit this group at http://groups.google.com/group/wmin-members. >> To view this discussion on the web visit >> https://groups.google.com/d/msgid/wmin-members/CANCd7zYeXmF1kcVt2VG2CKX%3DEihm5A_R5G1gWpGt2uSm4PTS1Q%40mail.gmail.com >> <https://groups.google.com/d/msgid/wmin-members/CANCd7zYeXmF1kcVt2VG2CKX%3DEihm5A_R5G1gWpGt2uSm4PTS1Q%40mail.gmail.com?utm_medium=email&utm_source=footer> >> . >> For more options, visit https://groups.google.com/d/optout. >> > > > _______________________________________________ > Wikimediaindia-l mailing list > Wikimediaindiaemail@example.com > To unsubscribe from the list / change mailing preferences visit > https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimediaindia-l > >
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