AUSC appointments, new case, proposed decision for Coanda case, and motion regarding CU/OS
The Arbitration Committee opened one new case during the week. Four cases are currently open.
This case was opened after allegations of misrepresentation of sources, as well as tendentious and antisemitic editing. 106 kilobytes was submitted as on-wiki evidence.
During the week, another 8 kilobytes was submitted as on-wiki evidence. Earlier today, drafters Newyorkbrad and Jclemens posted a proposed decision for arbitrators to vote on. The primary proposal being considered is a ruling concerning a single editor.
During the week, another 16 kilobytes was submitted as on-wiki evidence while proposals and comments were submitted in the workshop by arbitrators and others.
See earlier Signpost coverage; the Committee determined that the subject will remain blocked until further notice.
During the week, the Committee passed a motion regarding the minimum activity levels expected of CheckUser and Oversight permission holders. Functionaries are also subject to expectations regarding planned prolonged periods of inactivity on the English Wikipedia. Additionally, when the Committee or the Audit Subcommittee contact such functionaries by email about their use of their permissions, those functionaries are expected to reply within seven days. Failure to comply with these expectations may lead to removal of the permissions. Prior to removal of access, two attempts will be made to contact the functionary using the email address they provided to the Committee. Parts or all of this motion do not apply to certain functionaries (such as Wikimedia Foundation Staff).
During the week, the Committee appointed three non arbitrators as members of the Wikipedia:Audit Subcommittee (AUSC) (cf. Signpost coverage). The successful candidates of the appointment process were:
Another editor, AGK (talk · contribs), was appointed as an alternate member. Should one of the above three appointed members resign during their term, then AGK will be given CheckUser and Oversight permissions for this role.