This following is the current system stand-in post when a re-blogged post has been deleted by the original poster:
This post is reblog of a post which the original poster has deleted or which has violated our terms.
I suggest, and request, that the wording be changed to something less alarming.
As it is now, when one goes to someone's blog archive, one may see many of these messages. And even though the first part of the sentence suggests it was a simple deletion, the second part of that sentence gives the overall impression that the blog has re-posted a lot of sketchy, illegal content.
Can I suggest that IF the content was illegal, then there is NO reason to preserve the re-posting chain, which was the original reason to insert the stand-in versus simply making the post and the re-post chain disappear.
If it's illegal, get it gone everywhere. No substitute stand-in post is necessary. Anyone who added comments or scenarios to an illegal content post should not be able to preserve that content, since it was illegal to begin with.
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