The events regarding Italian Wikipedia blanking of all its content
a serious precedent IMHO. They can make a lot of noise using other
procedures, like a big blinking site notice, but giving no choice to read
the content is against the main goal of Wikipedia.
Italian Wikipedia has about 500,000 page views per hour, and readers
getting worried about how long is this going to last. A global
managed in these ways is not trustworthy. This is worst in public image
any gender, global south or image filtering media flame war.
Furthermore, this only make me more concerned about the missing updated,
secure and trustworthy mirrors of Wikipedia content.
Fortunately, you still can read the mobile version, but it is
(Please, spread the word about this)
No, it is a very good idea. The public needs to know what is at stake. It
would be nice if it were otherwise, but most people only learn by