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What are our procedures if a user complains about harassment or abuse?

My apologies for being slow to respond, but I felt there should also be a response from the moderators here. MO is covered by Stack Exchange's Conduct Policy (https://meta.stackexchange.com/conduct) ...
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10 year 'temporary suspension'?

Naturally, we do not discuss details of individual users. This is indeed an unusual suspension. Also note that this is a network-wide suspension, so this is not necessarily related to this user's ...
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What are our procedures if a user complains about harassment or abuse?

The obvious answer: Questions and answers containing harassment can get downvoted. Posts with sufficiently many downvotes can be deleted. Questions, answers and comments containing harassment can be ...
12 votes

What are our procedures if a user complains about harassment or abuse?

At least from the user side, there is a procedure that hasn't been listed yet: following the link to https://mathoverflow.net/contact and contacting support with "I want to report a Code of ...
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Why have I been suspended from the ICM chat? General remarks about unwelcoming behaviour on MathOverflow

It seems like I was too optimistic in my other meta post and open civilized discussion turns out pretty hard to maintain for almost any side. Yes, we do have different opinions on sensitive issues, ...
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8 votes
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Is there any process to appeal suspensions?

Here again is the relevant meta SE question on appealing suspensions. Here is some general advice for users who have been suspended. It's natural, when being disciplined, to feel defensive, or to feel ...
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Why MO community forbide me and discourage me to do my research and to post my questions?

It's quite difficult to give an answer to your question. (At least to the part about reinstating the question ban after a positively received question.) One thing is that the algorithm for ...
5 votes

Why have I been suspended from the ICM chat? General remarks about unwelcoming behaviour on MathOverflow

I am not a moderator, nor was I around when you were in the room, but maybe let's start with the very first thing you said when you entered the room: @DylanWilson "Like seriously, some people ...
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Reporting a possible 2nd account belonging to a network-wide suspended user

You may notice that this account predates MathOverflow joining Stack Exchange network in June 2013. At the time, all users who had account on the old MO site had to merge their old account with a new ...
3 votes
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Why is a user with many upvoted posts shown with reputation 1?

Yes, that means the user has been suspended*. All you need to know about the situation is in the FAQ on Meta Stack Exchange: When an account is suspended The account will receive a private ...
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Is there any process to appeal suspensions?

As far as I understand, there is no rule against opening a meta post to discuss your own ban and defending yourself; especially if you wish to draw the attention of the community to a ban that you ...

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