[Foundation-l] Foundation Discretion Regarding Personnel

Thomas Dalton thomas.dalton at gmail.com
Sat Dec 15 14:31:19 UTC 2007

> > As soon as Mike was asked that question the foundation
> > should have done their own investigation and then broken the story. It
> > would have taken a couple of hours to get enough information together
> > to spoil The Register's scoop.
> Criminal background checks take at least a day, and possibly a few
> days, to do properly, at least in the United States.  The allegations
> made in the Register story would have taken significant time for us to
> confirm or refute.

So the Wikinews volunteers are better at legal research than the WMF
General Counsel? Great...

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