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@Billinghurst: Thank you for taking the time! As an editor on Wikidata I spend most of my time editing music-related items and have found the blog in question to be a pretty good source of information on female pop singers of the 1960s. Ultimately my only objective here is being able to link to artist bios on the site when appropriate.
I wonder if readysteadygirls.eu - a pretty good blog on European female 1960s pop singers imo - is stopped by the spam filter for actual abuse, or if it's caught by some "suspected porn" heuristic based on the domain name? Not a huge deal, but personally/anecdotally I've found this to be a well-kept and information dense website dedicated to female musicians.
Where do I go from here? Moebeus (talk) 11:23, 20 February 2019 (UTC)
The conversation belongs at talk:spam blacklist, to where you transferred it, and there I linked to the original request from 2008 for the blacklisting. A removal needs a rational argument about it being a reliable source, or at least the best quality source for the subject matter, or reasonable to be used at the Wikimedia wikis. Getting support of a community, or some contributors, is useful to develop a consensus. (The argument for use at Wikidata also needs to state that the solution of a local whitelisting will not be sufficient.) The argument for removal needs to also consider whether we were being link-spammed and it was reasonable to protect ourselves with a global blacklist, or whether it is still a pertinent defence today compared to the time of the blacklisting. — billinghurstsDrewth 21:43, 20 February 2019 (UTC)
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