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Name removal while being a criminal suspect[edit]

Info was restored as it pertains to an ongoing public criminal investigation. Request of data removal is null and void as the information is needed for user searches. Removal of personal data, and the controversy section, can be removed if the user is found not guilty - Spirou (talk) 15:31, 2 February 2017 (EST)

Can you please elaborate on what you mean by "needed for user searches?" Needed by whom? And for what purpose - one that outweighs the prevention of criminal death threats? I don't see any exceptions in the policies with that kind of wording or with regard to an ongoing public investigations. Is your justification arbitrary or is this a rule that was previously agreed on? Thank you. skippyfox (talk) 16:12, 2 February 2017 (EST)
By people both within and without the fandom who want to know who they are, the crimes they are alleged to have committed, and their activities within furry fandom? We're a public resource. It is not our purpose to protect furry fans or furry fandom from criticism, nor to prevent others from acting in a criminal manner - that is the job of the police. Our job is to tell the truth. To be frank, if the subject is concerned for their well-being and wants round-the-clock police protection, he need only ask the judge concerned to revoke bail. As for precedent for suspending exclusion of information given a current controversy, here's a good example - and note, this is for a far less serious crime. There are others, some linked there. --GreenReaper(talk) 16:52, 2 February 2017 (EST)
Separately, I have to dispute your decision to revert Protocollie's request, as it in no way relevant to the investigation. skippyfox (talk) 16:17, 2 February 2017 (EST)
From a personal perspective, I think it'd be fine (and perhaps more informative) to specify a date of activity rather than the person the event was handed to. Of course the information in question should stay on the article about the event, as it is a public action within the fandom. --GreenReaper(talk) 17:14, 2 February 2017 (EST)