At least they're not banning Cyantitians...

According to The Register, Wikipedia has banned multiple IP addresses related to the Church of Scientology for extreme, one-sided editing in an attempt to remove Scientology criticism from the Web. The decision wasn't an easy one though: Wikipedia's Arbitration Committee took nearly half a year to resolve the matter.

The decision, made after users submitted statements, responses, and considerations in what is equivalent to a virtual courtroom, involved votes on 19 principles stating essentially that the Scientology-related accounts violated the core principles of Wikipedia on multiple occasions - even likely coordinating their efforts to erase any critical mentions of Scientology.

Wikipedia to Church of Scientology: You're Banned!


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