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post Fri 18th May 2012, 1:22am
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According to the free encyclopedia, a person named http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jeremy_Jaynes is notable because he was a "prolific email spammer".

The third edit to the page, in 2004, was this:
http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=...2&oldid=7364643

An associate of the person edited under an account http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Special:Contr...ns/JeremyJaynes
to remove references to unfounded claims, in 2005.

Some editors thought he also did something less pleasing than spamming, even.

FT2 was there correcting a term (in 2005)...
http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=...&oldid=23016478

BrentsWikiEditAccount, years later (in 2008), reminds people of these not very legal things, including "horsey porn":
http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=...oldid=249083685
http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=...oldid=249104590

Livingbiography proceeds to remove the claims:
http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=...oldid=249114980

And then long details on convictions, sentences, hearings, trials.

The result is that people read about this person described on Wikipedia, which went from "prolific email spammer" to "horsey porn" in 3-4 years, and other stuff, which may be true, may be false, may be partially true and partially false, who knows. The links went from a bunch to just one right now.

Another example of a good evolution for a biography! laugh.gif
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post Fri 18th May 2012, 11:48am
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I say that since this is a BLP it must be moved at once to the BLP forum where it will be hidden from search engines. Here it can get onto Google and further spread whatever is on that article. That is not at all desirable! If there are no moderators around I urge you to blank the post immediately and start a new thread.

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No, you should urge some admin at the free wiki to delete the non-verifiable facts, and even better, delete the whole page, as internet spammers are not really relevant or important.
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No, you should urge some admin at the free wiki to delete the non-verifiable facts, and even better, delete the whole page, as internet spammers are not really relevant or important.

What makes you think that I have not done such a thing?

Meanwhile, thanks to you over 200 people have seen this thread so you have helped spread this BLP violation. Many cingratulations to you on this achievement. irony.gif
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