Because it has come up regarding two unrelated situations, once in a DM exchange on Twitter and this evening in another community, I'm going to publicly state that since Crosstalk moved to Kinja and I was made "owner" of this forum, I have banned and/or have taken author privileges from less than ten people.

Their crimes were that they completely ignored and had not acknowledged a request from me to modify a behavior, their displayname was obviously an attempt to mimic another user and spam. Though I have been asked a couple of times regarding different people, I do not block because someone does not agree with their posts or because they are unpopular among some members โ€” hell, there are some with privileges whom I like, but with which I usually disagree and there are others whom I just don't like โ€” still all are welcome on Crosstalk because we are an open forum. That will not change.