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RE:Sir Norman Bettson Biography[edit]

I have just attempting to publish the official biography of Sir Norman Bettison, adapted from the West Yorkshire Police website - However, this has again been instantly changed back to an unauthorised version which appears to controvene Wikipedia's own policies on Living Person Biographies. I am concerned that the anauthorised versions contains opinionated negatives and has been posted mischievously and inappropriately, and seeks to harm Sir Norman Bettison's reputation. I understand these go against your own guidelines, ref biographies of living persons? Not only that, but recent postings by the mischievous user also posted the following insult: "..and a greedy vain moron who keeps changing this page to a bland biog.." which surely cannot be acceptable to your publishing policy. I have been attempting to revert this to a factual bi-og, adapted from the official version which is published and available to view on the West Yorkshire Police website. However, I have now been prevented from doing so due to "vandalism". Surely, it is our official version which should remain while you investigate this issue, and not the mischievous version which focuses almost entirely on very negative opinions. Thank you for your assistance. —Preceding unsigned comment added by (talk) 08:34, 4 February 2008 (UTC)

Try to remember that wikipedia is a neutral, unbiased encyclopedia. We aim to provide free knowledge. Our policies are strictly against publishing "official" text from other sources (which are in fact subject to copyright, and are unable to be used). Please take a look at the introduction to editing. Pumpmeup 09:39, 4 February 2008 (UTC)
And, as I pointed out here, the article has been worked on to bring it to a neutral point; if you feel there are issues to do with the Biographies of Living Persons guidelines, please make a request for discussion at the appropriate noticeboard. Tony Fox (arf!) 16:40, 4 February 2008 (UTC)

April 2008[edit]

Information.svg Please refrain from making unconstructive edits to Wikipedia, as you did to Norman Bettison. Your edits appeared to constitute vandalism and have been reverted. If you would like to experiment, please use the sandbox. Thank you. --Geniac (talk) 14:48, 1 April 2008 (UTC)