On 2/8/06, Philip Welch <wikipedia(a)philwelch.net> wrote:
we were hit with a random-username creating bot, we blocked
all of AOL and said "consequences be damned". Now that we are bigger
than AOL, we *must* demand action on their part.
More popular. Not bigger.
We're not bigger than AOL? Hell, we're bigger than Jesus Christ!
Mr. Lennon has a point.
Actually, think about it. We may not be bigger than AOL, but we sure as
hell are big enough that if we were to appeal to AOL at some level, there'd
be a decent chance of them listening. Heck, with all the media attention
Wikipedia seems to get every time it farts, you can imagine the headlines...
"AOL refuses to help Wikipedia" or something...
Or am I just wishful thinking here?
I'm not stupid, just selectively ignorant.