The title of this article would have been......William Connolley, now “climate topic banned” at Wikipedia by Anthony Watts, that would have been ambiguous, but probably true. At last the wheels are well and truly comming off the "gravy train" to any lies and deception that has plagued the climate change part of "wikipidia". Lets all hope this is just the start of the beginning rather then the start of the end, and the case put forward from our point of view is no longer seen as those from "flatearthers" or "deniers" but those from real people who have an alternative point of view as to how and why the Earth has warmed in past and how it WILL cool in the future. GR
had the news first, which is fitting since Mr. Connolley is based in Britain.
In a vote of 7-0, The most prolific climate revisionist editor ever at Wikipedia
, with over 5400 article revisions has been banned from making any edits about climate related articles for six months.
Here’s the details at Wikipedia
. After that time, he can reapply, per the Wikipedia rules seen here in remedy 3
This is of course just a shot across the bow, and there are easy ways to circumvent such a ban, but it is finally a factual realization by Wikipedia that the sort of gatekeeping and revisioning wars in the climate change information business are being recognized and dealt with. Personally, I’m encouraged by some of the recent changes brought to my attention by Peter Tillman, an editor who left a comment here. Perhaps we no longer need to disengage from Wikipedia, but rather engage it and work to make it better.
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