The Report on Lengthy Litigation
The Arbitration Committee opened one case and closed three this week, leaving five open.
- Seeyou: A case examining the conduct of user Seeyou.
- ADHD: A case examining the dispute on the ADHD article and the conduct of the editors involved therein.
- Date delinking: A case regarding the behavior of editors in the ongoing dispute relating to policy on linking dates in articles. The final decision provides that no "mass date delinking" should take place until the Arbitration Committee is notified of a Community-approved process for the mass delinking, and that "date delinking bots will perform in a manner approved by the Bot Approvals Group." In addition, specific remedies ranging from admonitions to topic-bans or restrictions to full site-bans were adopted against a total of 21 editors.
- Tang Dynasty: A case about editing conflicts on Inner Asia during the Tang Dynasty. The final decision provided for restrictions and a mentorshop for Tenmei and general admonitions to all users involved in the dispute. It also urged a review of content issues on the article by previously uninvolved editors.
- Macedonia 2: A case about naming disputes at Macedonia and related articles, including ChrisO's use of administrator tools in the dispute. The final decision provides that a discussion is to be convened within seven days regarding resolution of naming disputes concerning the entities known as "Macedonia". Pending the results of the discussion, no Macedonia-related articles are to be moved or renamed. Specific remedies such as admonitions, topic bans, and site-bans were imposed against a total of 10 editors. The resignation of one administrator during the case was noted, and the administrator privileges of another administrator were suspended for three months.