On Thu, 24 Jun 2021 at 18:45, Adam Wight <adam.m.wight(a)gmail.com> wrote:
I can imagine many potential conflicts of interest in
arrangement, most concerning is the possibility that the scope of Wikimedia
could be restricted in order to drive users towards the for-profit.
This is not a hypothetical. Contrary to the "Imagine a world in which every
single person on the planet is given free access to the sum of all human
knowledge. That's what we're doing." tenet, massive amounts of information
has been actively moved off Wikipedia to for-profit wikis -- I'm talking of
course about such things as Star Wars, Star Trek, Pokémon etc.