So over on the WP:COI circle-jerk, there was a series of edits made, culminating in this one.
It occurs to this analyst that Durova and Jehochman are now enhancing their real-world careers with guest columns, speaking engagements, and meet-and-greets covering the topic of "Conflict of Interest in Wikipedia". Therefore, is it not a conflict of interest for them to continue guiding the development of policy at WP:COI?
True, they haven't been paid for anything they've done yet -- but the exposure and expertise-enhancing properties of these real-world engagements is personally valuable to these two. Especially Hochman, who is an Internet marketing specialist who has made "Wikipedia policy" one of his most pronounced calling cards in business.
As you'll see by reading that thread, the usual response from Wikipediots, when challenged, is to muzzle the critic with a ban.