[Foundation-l] Racism in Commons

Bryan Tong Minh bryan.tongminh at gmail.com
Wed Dec 5 18:09:35 UTC 2007

On Dec 5, 2007 6:56 PM, Brian McNeil <brian.mcneil at wikinewsie.org> wrote:
> Yoni Weiden wrote:
> >Regarding double standard - I have no idea whats going on in other pages. I
> >can imagine that this artist and others have infected other pages too,
> >incl.
> >Bush's page, and even Hitler's page. These pages should be *clean* from
> >racist images that promote nothing Wikimedia stands for.
> Like Wikipedia, Commons is not censored. I have an account there - albeit
> only with a handful of uploads, but I *will* vote oppose on any deletion or
> policy that seeks to impose political correctness on a media repository. I
> *hate* censorship and do *not* believe it should be selectively applied to
> people I disagree with or hold opposing beliefs to.
> Brian McNeil
I fully agree. We should never delete images on moral grounds or
political correctness. Unfortunately we have done so in the past.


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