For those who don’t know, William Connolley, a Real Climate founding contributor
, has been the most prolific climate information gatekeeper at Wikipedia, and was the subject of this Lawrence Solomon article:
Wikibullies at work. The National Post exposes broad trust issues over Wikipedia climate information
Given the volume of his volunteer Wiki output, one wonders how he supports himself with regular work.
Bishop hill reports today
A correspondent writes to tell me that Wikipedia’s Arbitration Committee are currently examining the conduct of people involved in the ongoing saga of edit wars over climate change articles.
The allegations and counter-allegations over who did what and when can be seen here.
There has now been a draft decision issued and it looks as though, hot on the heels of losing his SysOp privileges, Dr Connolley may be up for a ban. He will be accompanied by at least one sceptic.
(As always with Wiki, please don’t get involved if you are not already)
A look at the list of grievances is interesting, note that Lawrence Solomon’s page is in an edit war.
Click source to read FULL report from Anthony Watts