Sorry I have been away from things very busy with college work and that and missed out on what was going on. From my point of view the CRB checks would then have to be brought in if we had under 16's. Although like wikipedia where you can sign up at any age there is no physical contact with the other users unless there is wikimania or something and even then it is tightly organised. Just a thought anyway.

> Date: Fri, 3 Oct 2008 13:04:06 +0100
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> Subject: Re: [Wikimediauk-l] Age limits
> 2008/10/3 Andrew Turvey <>:
> > For members, I'm not aware of any legal restrictions on the age of members
> > and I don't see any advantage in introducing one. Can anyone think of any
> > good reasons to restrict age? For me, if someone has the nouse to set up an
> > account on wikimedia and participate, i think they would be able to
> > constructuvely participate in the chapter and so should be welcomed in.
> >
> > What do others think?
> Wouldn't under 16s trigger more data protection issues?
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> geni
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