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The goal of Wikipedia is to create an encyclopedic information source adhering to a neutral point of view, with referenced information through the citation of reliable published sources, so as to maintain a standard of verifiability.[1]

It is the responsibility of all contributors to ensure that the material posted on Wikipedia is not defamatory.

It is a Wikipedia policy to delete libelous material when it has been identified.

Contact instructions for subjects of libel

If you believe that you are the subject of a libelous statement on Wikipedia, please:

  • E-mail us with details of the article and error.

See also

Policies

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References

  1. ^ Wales, Jimmy (2006-05-16). "[WikiEN-l] Zero information is preferred to misleading or false information". lists.wikimedia.org. WikiEN-l. Archived from the original on 2011-04-06. Retrieved 2019-07-17. It should be removed, aggressively, unless it can be sourced. This is true of all information, but it is particularly true of negative information about living persons.

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