A God King (or GodKing) is a site ownerm wiki founder or project administrator who uses their special authority more than absolutely necessary. Wikis and most user-authored projects frown on overuse or abuse of administrative power.

God Kings are the worst offenders of this online more. These are absolutists who work against the collaborative democratic philosophy of online communities. Benevolent Dictator, those who assert their authority to a lesser extent than God Kings, are more readily received by virtual community idealists, although they too fail to live up to the ideal standards of a perfectly democratic medium.

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