On Tue, Dec 9, 2008 at 1:01 PM, Gregory Maxwell <gmaxwell(a)gmail.com> wrote:
On Tue, Dec 9, 2008 at 12:46 PM, Anthony
They screwed up on blocking the image, although
that could be
accidental and caused by another nonstandard practice of Wikipedia -
text pages that end with .jpg.
It's simply a question of technical competence: To someone with
reasonable technical competence the Image:Virgin_Killer.jpg page is
very clearly not the image itself (as it has all that user interface
stuff on it). I don't doubt that it's an error, but it's one they've
been informed of since Sunday (and yes, they had a human addressing
this on Sunday) and has not been resolved.
Right now the whole thing is under review. I'd imagine they're not
extending the block to new domain names for exactly this reason, and I
wouldn't be surprised if a whole lot more gets blocked *if* their review
reiterates their original decision.
On Tue, Dec 9, 2008 at 12:53 PM, Anthony <wikimail(a)inbox.org> wrote:
unclear to me how widespread the distribution of this album cover is
the UK. Amazon UK doesn't seem to have it.
Just how easy is it to find?
Amazon.co.uk did until Monday morning. And we have reports of it being
in high street record shops. It's also widely available on the
internet in general.
I'll hold off on speculating on *why* Amazon UK took it down (has Amazon US
done so as well?). But good for them that they did so.