[Foundation-l] Wikipedia tracks user behaviour via third party companies

David Gerard dgerard at gmail.com
Thu Jun 4 20:12:34 UTC 2009

2009/6/4 Robert Rohde <rarohde at gmail.com>:
> On Thu, Jun 4, 2009 at 10:44 AM, Aryeh Gregor
> <Simetrical+wikilist at gmail.com> wrote:

>> However, perhaps a default AbuseFilter could be installed telling
>> admins that installing Analytics is a violation of Foundation policy
>> and that they'll get desysopped if they continue.  That wouldn't stop

> Yeah, I meant it could detect and block the inadvertent uses by admins
> who think they are doing something cool / clever.

Yeah, the actual problem is not malicious admins - it's admins trying
to do a good and useful thing in good faith, that just happens to be a
massive privacy policy violation.

- d.

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