[sldev] Your Feedback Wanted on Search Flagging !

Jeska Dzwigalski jeska at lindenlab.com
Mon May 5 16:22:34 PDT 2008


Thank you all for your feedback on the proposed design for Search
Flagging (including Argent's succinct feedback below) - I will be taking
it back to the Search Team for their review and hopefully have some more
information for you soon.

- Jeska

Argent Stonecutter wrote:
> On 2008-05-02, at 12:35, Jeska Dzwigalski wrote:
>> You've been asking us to do better with inappropriate content and
>> content classification and we've been listening. In an effort to make
>> our abuse reporting system easier to access and more effective, we
>> are planning to introduce a flagging system for our search results -
>> and we'd love to get your feedback.
> My feedback, as a 20 year network administrator who has at times been
> at the forefront of the anti-spam effort in Usenet and email, is:
> 1. I have not been asking you to do better with "inappropriate content
> and content classification", I have been asking that you make it
> easier to report spam. Spam is a content-free concept: the content of
> a message is almost irrelevant as to whether it is spam or not.
> 2. "this is spam" should be the only option. Any other categorization
> is too open to abuse and is likely to cause you a lot of extra work,
> as well as cause unrecoverable damages to innocent parties. At least
> that's what's happened in other environments.

Jeska Dzwigalski
Community and Product Development, Linden Lab
jeska at lindenlab.com
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