[talk-ph] [Ticket#2017111310000066] Disruptive data deletions by "mandyboy" in the Philippines

Jherome Miguel jheromemiguel at gmail.com
Thu Nov 16 02:07:47 UTC 2017

Thank you for your response.


On Nov 16, 2017 5:37 AM, "Data Working Group" <data at otrs.openstreetmap.org>

> Dear Jherome Miguel,
>    thank you for writing to Data Working Group. We are handling the case.
> I saw that the user has not replied yet to any of the comments. I would
> suggest to wait a few more days because as you said it looks like a fresh
> user. I will also monitor if the user does other changests on removing data
> to understand if he is doing this with intention.
> Thank you!
> Best regards
> Sidorela Uku
> --
> OpenStreetMap Foundation
> Data Working Group - data at osmfoundation.org
> --
> [Ticket#2017111310000066]
> 11/13/2017 16:25 - Jherome Miguel wrote:
> This user, "mandyboy" (http://www.openstreetmap.org/user/mandyboy), can
> be considered disruptive for removing lots of important data (especially
> polygons of residential areas, commercial areas, parks, schools, etc.), and
> his edits can be considered vandalism already. Though a fresh user
> (although registered since 2012), this is already disruptive in the way
> that he deleted many important features (mapped as polygons) around the
> cities of Bacoor, Imus, and Las PiƱas, in the Philippines. I have just
> reverted several deletions of some important features he deleted (e.g. St.
> Jerome Emiliani Institute, Summer Pointe Residences, De La Salle Zobel
> Vermosa, around Bacoor and Imus), and started a OpenStreetMap Philippines
> "papercut_fix" project issue on GitHub (see https://github.com/OSMPH/
> papercut_fix/issues/32). The user is using vague comments that says
> "UPDATE" (or "Updated"), usually with a date, which hides the user's
> behavior of deleting a lot of data from the map for no valid reason. I
> consider blocking this user for at least a week or two, so, he can learn
> about the effects of those map deletions to users of OSM map data. Several
> mass deletions of POIs by this user (especially the case of St. Jerome
> Emiliani Institute) have already surfaced on MAPS.ME on the latest
> update, and after investigating edits he made on the last month, I started
> to believe that those deletions has something to do with them disappearing
> from the latest map data in the last update.
> --TagaSanPedroAko (http://www.openstreetmap.org/user/TagaSanPedroAko)
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