[Foundation-l] Racism in Commons

Ray Saintonge saintonge at telus.net
Wed Dec 5 21:44:46 UTC 2007

Lars Aronsson wrote:
> Trying to restrict the kind of opinion expressed could be 
> problematic.  For example, Wikisource could find it useful and 
> educational to host controversial historic political texts, 
> provided they are old and out-of-copyright, the scanned images of 
> which would then be uploaded to Wikimedia Commons.  This could 
> include caricatures similar to those of Sharon, but a hundred 
> years older.  Wikisource can never be NPOV regarding opinion in 
> the individual text, but must be true to the text as it was 
> printed.
Exactly, and this has certainly come up in relation to the hosting by 
Wikisource of "The Protocols of the Elders of Zion".


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