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The person who posted a comment does not get notified if their comment is flagged. The ♦ moderators have a flag queue where they can see comments that have been flagged and have not been deleted yet. Occasionally, a comment might get deleted with a single flag. In this event, are moderators notified or do they see these comments in the flag queue? Are they in any way aware of the fact that a comment got deleted automatically?

I ask because if this is purely automatic then the system might, hypothetically, make mistakes sometimes.

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No, ♦ moderators don't see these comments, just like they don't see posts which are flagged as spam by 6 users. (There's a feature request to have that changed; I posted a few workarounds as an answer there. Those don't work for comments, though.)

What could happen is that multiple 'harassment' and 'unfriendly' comment flags lead to an automatic flag 'multiple rude/abusive comment flags', but this will not happen if the comments are flagged as 'no longer needed'.

In any case, 10k users don't see comment flags at all.

I ask because if this is purely automatic then the system might, hypothetically, make mistakes sometimes.

That's a valid concern, but it's a trade-off between a large increase the ♦ moderator workload and the possibility of unjustly removed comments, which are second-class citizens anyway (all important information should be in the post, not in the comments). Stack Exchange has opted for the latter.

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    Worth to mention there's no "punishment" at all to the user who posted a comment that got deleted with a single flag automatically, without a mod ever seeing it. Even 100 such comments of same user can be deleted this way, with 0 impact on the user themselves. – Shadow Keeps Social Distance Jul 16 '19 at 8:36

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