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

From Wikimania 2011 • Haifa, Israel

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)
Author of the submission
Thierry Coudray (TCY)
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Country of origin
Affiliation, if any (organization, company etc.)
Wikimédia France
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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
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  1. CT Cooper · talk 09:09, 1 May 2011 (UTC)[reply]
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