Submissions/Biography of living people : "Sorry I'm not dead"

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This is an open submission for Wikimania 2011.

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Title of the submission
Biography of living people : "Sorry I'm not dead"
Type of submission (workshop, tutorial, panel, presentation)
workshop
Author of the submission
Thierry Coudray (TCY)
E-mail address or username (if username, please confirm email address in Special:Preferences)
thierry.coudray@wikimedia.fr
Country of origin
France
Affiliation, if any (organization, company etc.)
Wikimédia France
Personal homepage or blog
Abstract (please use no less than 300 words to describe your proposal)
Few month ago, a former French actor came at the WMFr office to said "Sorry I'm not dead". When he tried to change the uncorrect information on Wikipedia, its changes were immediatly reverted : "suspiscious change" ! Biographies of living people are often problematic on Wikipedia. What can we do to improve, prevent errors or malicious intent ? Make it reliable and neutral ? To enable those concerned to easily report an error ? , How chapters could help ? ...
Track (People and Community/Knowledge and Collaboration/Infrastructure)
People and Community
Will you attend Wikimania if your submission is not accepted?
yes
Slides or further information (optional)
May be a short introduction of 3 of 4 minutes with slides.


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  1. CT Cooper · talk 09:09, 1 May 2011 (UTC)
  2. Vibhijain 12:45, 4 May 2011 (UTC)
  3. Deryck Chan 23:21, 12 May 2011 (UTC)
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