2020 Incident Reports – Details and Results

The Community Team receives incident reports via the incident report form, dedicated email address, and sometimes through direct reports in person or on SlackSlack Slack is a Collaborative Group Chat Platform https://slack.com/. The WordPress community has its own Slack Channel at https://make.wordpress.org/chat/..

The incident report response procedure is detailed here. This is the process that’s currently followed when a complaint is sent to report@wordcamp.org or via the incident report form.

In 2020, a total of 2 reports were received.

Here are descriptions of the type of reports received in 2020, the method of reporting, and the action taken after investigation into each report.

Report 1

Date reported: February 4, 2020
Reporting Method: Direct email to trusted deputies followed by sending email into report@wordcamp.org
Description: Verbal harassment, toxic behavior
Outcome: Investigated report and gathered additional witness accounts. Report is on hold till further notice.

Report 2

Date reported: December 9, 2020
Reporting Method: Direct email to trusted deputies followed by sending email into report@wordcamp.org
Description: Sexual harassment, blackmail
Outcome: This is still under active investigation 

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