This is the new moderation log that will be replacing the old one. This thread is a log on ongoing bans, bother permanent and temporarily, which were effectuated on or after October 29, 2019. Not included in this log are bans impacting accounts which were created exclusively for commercial advertising or spam-related purposes. The information given for each kind of log is clearly stated below:
- Entries of permanent bans will state the date the ban was effectuated and provide a brief (not more than 500 characters) summary of why the user was permanently banned
- Entries of temporary bans will state the length of the ban and the date the ban was effectuated
- Entries of bans by request (i.e. bans a user requested be applied to their own account) will state the date the ban was effectuated.
- Entries of closed multi-accounts (i.e. old accounts of otherwise active users) will state the date the ban was effectuated.
As the new chief moderator, my goal is to make the moderation team more transparent with our process. Additionally, we believe that debaters expect their opponent to be able to finish their debates and will naturally be curious when someone is banned. I am moving the ban log from the miscellaneous section to the DebateArt.com section to make this thread more transparent and easier to see.
The moderator who made the ban ruling will also be included in all entries. Moderation will not offer public comment on the reasons for temporary bans unless and until either (a) the banned user returns and raises the issue publicly or (b) public interest outweighs the banned user's privacy concerns.
If you have any questions as to why someone was banned, please refer them to this post.
If you are banned and want to appeal your ban, please email us at [email protected].