For reference, the resolution said:
* We ask the Executive Director, in consultation with the community, to develop and
implement a personal image hiding feature that will enable readers to easily hide images
hosted ***on the projects*** that they do not wish to view, either when first viewing the
image or ahead of time through preference settings. We affirm that no image should be
permanently removed because of this feature, only hidden; that the language used in the
interface and development of this feature be as neutral and inclusive as possible; that
the principle of least astonishment for the reader is applied; and that the feature be
visible, clear and usable on ***all Wikimedia projects*** for both logged-in and
This doesn't look like Commons is exempt from that, but perhaps the Board might like
to clarify that point.
From: Thyge <ltl.privat(a)gmail.com>
To: Andreas Kolbe <jayen466(a)yahoo.com>om>; Wikimedia Foundation Mailing List
Sent: Monday, 17 October 2011, 2:59
Subject: Re: [Foundation-l] Letter to the community on Controversial Content
2011/10/17 Andreas Kolbe <jayen466(a)yahoo.com>om>:
Commons featured prominently in the Harris study,
as well as the board resolution on controversial content.
Indeed, but featured curation on Commons, not filtering Commons. IMHO
the filter discussion should concentrate on the other projects and
treat Commons differently and separately.