By Tim Montgomerie
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This afternoon I've launched a new approach to comments moderation over on the Comment page. You can see it in operation under Lord Ashcroft's post.
The new system allows a number of new things:
This third change is the most important. We are experimenting with allowing comments to go live without moderation in the hope that other users will quickly report objectionable comments to us. To ensure that objectionable comments are deleted quickly please email me if you'd like to become a group moderator on ConHome with the power to delete other people's comments. My email address is email@example.com. I will need some proof of your bona fides and will revoke the status of any group moderator who abuses the privilege.
If the experiment on the Comment blog goes well the new system will be extended to this and all other ConHome blogs.