[Foundation-l] Board meeting in Rotterdam later this week

David Strauss david at fourkitchens.com
Sun Jan 14 10:19:26 UTC 2007

From that perspective, we should censor Wikipedia to gain more
accessibility in China. I think that would be unacceptable.

Gerard Meijssen wrote:
> Hoi,
> When Wikipedia is not legal in a country, it brings the people who are 
> living in that country and edit in danger. When Wikipedia is not legal 
> in that country, it means that we are hampered in our aim; bringing 
> information to all people. It is not at all ridiculous at all to want to 
> be legal in all countries. When some content is problematic, the office 
> has the right and the might to remove such an article from a project. 
> Particularly on the English language Wikipedia this happens with some 
> regularity. It does happen on other language projects as well.
> Thanks,
>      GerardM
> David Strauss schreef:
>> You're arguing from the ridiculous premise that Wikipedia must be legal
>> in every country. Even the topics of some articles aren't legal in some
>> countries.
>> rfrangi at libero.it wrote:
>>> Gerard, I will not only think Internet. I hope others will not think only USA. If the point is "If we use a fair-use image, a commercial organization can at least take whole Wikipedia pages and re-use them." Well, this is not necessarlily true outside the USA. So fair use images should be banned for the same reason that applies to NC's.
>>> Roberto (Snowdog)
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