[Foundation-l] WMF resolution on access to non-public data passed

Pedro Sanchez pdsanchez at gmail.com
Tue May 1 15:45:54 UTC 2007

On 5/1/07, Thomas Dalton <thomas.dalton at gmail.com> wrote:
> > I will now be resigning as OTRS admin and relinquishing oversight.
> > That's mostly symbolic as I've not been active for some time, and
> > several people (including Kat) know my full details anyway.  My first
> > and middle names (Lisa Carter) are fully public as part of my work at
> > Wikia, but I choose to keep my last name private.  I believe everyone
> > in these positions should have that option.
> You would only be giving the information to the foundation - I don't
> think they'll give it to anyone else (short of a subpoena, I guess).
> What benign reasons can you really have for not wanting the WMF to
> know who you are? Seems like slightly excessive paranoia, to me.

Yes I think most people are missing this point. The identities won't
be made public, they won't be posted on wiki, they will be privately
archived. The Foundation will be the only one having the information.

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