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

Mohamed Magdy mohamed.m.k at gmail.com
Thu May 3 03:09:18 UTC 2007

Andrew Gray wrote:
> On 02/05/07, Mohamed Magdy <mohamed.m.k at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Kat Walsh wrote:
>>> In addition, all users
>>> holding these positions must be 18 or older, and also of the age of
>>> majority in whichever jurisdiction they live in.
>> Ahem... the resolution says "explicitly over the age at which they are
>> capable to act without the consent of their parent in the jurisdiction
>> in which they reside"
>> That clearly says (implies) that it means over the Age of Consent[1] NOT
>> the Age of Majority[2]...it is either that you wrote it wrong or it was
>> wrote wrongly in the wiki.
> No, the age at which you can legally make a binding decision
> independent of parental (etc) consent is indeed the age of majority.
> The age of consent relates to the the capacity of the individual to
> consent to sexual activity, and really doesn't factor in here much...
> I really don't see how that can be interpreted as "must be over the
> age of consent" unless you squint really hard.
;) pardon me then..sorry...

i guess i was in sort of a robot mode, find consent in the paragraph 
then its age of consent..

but wouldn't adding 'age of majority' to the resolution's text be clearer?


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