A number of bloggers have asked in recent posts if I
could explain our policy in relation to moderation, and what – and what not –
we consider acceptable.
Let me try to give some context. We have two aims, which
are in a sense irreconcilable. The tension emerges when we try to reconcile
First, we want to encourage as many people as possible to
set up their own blogs and to use the JC’s site as a forum for debate and
discussion – in fact for whatever purpose people want.