From what I recall, there's a project in the pipeline to redesign or replace the question/answer ban system.

This was in regard to a specific problem: users who post extremely poor quality material might entirely cease to care about their bans and their question quality, and start registering new accounts to continue posting, which means there's a threshold at which the system implodes and starts working to the opposite of the intended effect.

However, I can't remember where I read about this, nor can I find it again through searching - where can I read about this project?

I'd like to link to it in a site meta discussion where it's pertinent, and refresh my memory of what the details are.

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    I think this was the start of it: meta.stackexchange.com/questions/236568/…
    – jonsca
    Sep 15 '14 at 7:13
  • @jonsca I think that's the one. (Brad Larson's talking about the kind of issue I'm thinking of to.) Sep 15 '14 at 7:17
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    you might be interested in posts tagged se-quality-project at MSE and at MSO
    – gnat
    Sep 15 '14 at 7:49
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    @gnat I am! Thanks, I didn't realise those tags existed. Sep 15 '14 at 7:52
  • @doppelgreener I'm not going to add that link as an answer, but you are welcome to do so.
    – jonsca
    Sep 15 '14 at 9:08
  • another tag worth checking is anti-recidivism-system
    – gnat
    Sep 15 '14 at 10:00

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