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Abuse - Flagged as Offensive

dilaurodilauro ConnecticutPosts: 13,526
edited 07/17/2014 - 8:19 AM in Spine-Health Announcements
I think many of you have seen that tab and from time to time based on another member's comments, you hit the tab to report that person.

I've been not available online that much for the past month or so. Thats because of vacation and some recent medical issues that I am addressing right now.i I am fortunate that the well being of Spine-Health is left in the capable hands of my other moderators, Liz and Sandi.

Together, over the years we have made sure that the rules and objectives set up by the parent company are being upheld. We have had to ban certain individuals, adapt some rules, but in the end, our objective is making this a safe site for everyone

I've started to come back online and honestly I am disturbed by some of the comments made by other members about the moderator team. Its out right abusive and condescending. By now, everyone here should understand the rules and objectives of this site and the role that the moderators play. I am not going to republish them here, because probably 95% of the member community already understand that and works with us.

I expect from this moment on, that the moderators are treated with respect. Respect is not granted, it is something that is earned. And I will stake my 8 + years here with Spine-Health to know that they have earned it.

When I see any violation of this and total disrespect, I will take actions. This site is for everyone to discuss their spinal issues and not to be playground for individuals who are just not happy.

I apologize to all the great members we have here. Without your support, this site would not be a large and powerful as it is. I Thank you, the Moderators Thank you and Veritas LLC Thanks you
Ron DiLauro Veritas-Health Forums Manager
I am not a medical professional. I comment on personal experiences 


  • dilaurodilauro ConnecticutPosts: 13,526
    Even after I made the above post,s we had a member that totally abused on of my moderators. His language and behavior, even in a private message was totally inappropriate.

    I have banned this member this morning . This is the 3rd time this member has been banned for inappropriate behavior. Each time, we allowed them back in.

    Three striker and you are out.

    I am totally serious about cleaning up some of the members on this site. I will continue to do this until I no longer see this type of abusive behavior. If it was in a public workplace, the offender would be fired immediately.

    It is fine to disagree with members and moderators. Its the manner in which you conduct yourself that makes the difference.
    Ron DiLauro Veritas-Health Forums Manager
    I am not a medical professional. I comment on personal experiences 
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