[Foundation-l] Using someone's real name instead of his wikiname

GerardM gerard.meijssen at gmail.com
Mon Aug 21 13:40:48 UTC 2006

I do disagree utterly. I would be interested to see to what extend Waerth
has made this connection. I am of the opinion that there should be no link
between peopel IRL and people in their Wikimedia persona. There are few
people for

On 8/21/06, Andre Engels <andreengels at gmail.com> wrote:
> 2006/8/21, effe iets anders <effeietsanders at gmail.com>:
> > Maybe it's worthwhile to split the discussion, and focus on the
> > original question, in which answer I am quite interested in too:
> >
> > Is this a Wikimedia Foundation Privacy Policy violation?
> No, I would not say so. The only part of the privacy policy that I see
> could apply here, is:
> When you edit any page in the wiki, you are publishing a document.
> This is a public act, and you are identified publicly with that edit
> as its author.
> That is, anything you write on Wikipedia is public. Given that Walter
> has himself made the connection in Wikipedia posts, it is public.
> Of course, this does NOT mean that Muijz's behavior is ok. It just
> means that him doing it, and the Wikimedia Foundation doing nothing
> against it, would not be against our privacy policy.
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