[Foundation-l] Live mirrors

Michael Bimmler mbimmler at gmail.com
Wed May 30 19:27:00 UTC 2007

It is very bad style to use another emailaddress to circumvent
moderation, whatever the content of your message is.
This is not acceptable. You could have submitted the message with the
old account and I would have approved it, as there is nothing
objectionable in it.
But using another emailadress to prevent this? No way.


On 5/30/07, Anthony <wikimail at inbox.org> wrote:
> On 5/30/07, Sebastian Moleski <sebmol at gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> > On 5/30/07, Klaus Graf <klausgraf at googlemail.com> wrote:
> > >
> > > I cannot see that blocking life mirrors is allowed by the GNU FDL:
> > > "You may not use technical measures to obstruct or control the reading
> > > or further copying of the copies you make or distribute."
> >
> > It certainly is. Wikimedia can freely choose who it will distribute its
> > licensed content to.
> Agreed.
> There is nothing that
> > mandates Wikimedia to distribute its contents to everyone for every reason
> > for no price.
> Well, the mission statement does say that "The Foundation will make and keep
> the educational content from its projects available on the Internet free of
> charge, in perpetuity."  Doesn't explicitly say "everyone, for every
> reason", but I would think that's the spirit of the statement.
> Those using excessive bandwidth or other resources obviously need to be
> throttled, of course.
> Anthony
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