[Foundation-l] Wikipedia tracks user behaviour via third party companies #2
Brian.Mingus at colorado.edu
Sun Jun 7 16:44:18 UTC 2009
Just to be clear, it has been claimed in this thread that the CheckUser
right also gives those admins the right to collect additional data on users
to edit it to make sure that it no longer mentions the word "legal" so that
your argument can continue to be true, at least to you.
On Sun, Jun 7, 2009 at 9:54 AM, Brian <Brian.Mingus at colorado.edu> wrote:
> It is a WMF legal issue, in addition to being a social issue. No "claim" is
> being made that its a legal issue, it's just a fact.
> On Sun, Jun 7, 2009 at 2:43 AM, John at Darkstar <vacuum at jeb.no> wrote:
>> Discussing something as a general social concern is one thing, claiming
>> that it is a wmf legal issue is something different.
>> Michael Snow skrev:
>> > John at Darkstar wrote:
>> >> Are the developers lawyers? A developer claiming something has an
>> >> unwanted privacy issue is very different from making claims about
>> >> something being a legal issue on the behalf of Foundation. Simply don't
>> >> do it.
>> > Privacy is not simply a legal issue, it's a general social concern. Our
>> > effort to express part of our social compact. Unless it's a matter of
>> > interpreting legal regulations somewhere else, I consider the developers
>> > equally competent to address privacy issues. If Brion or Tim or Domas
>> > identify an issue, they don't need to run to Mike every time to check
>> > that it really is something that should be addressed.
>> > --Michael Snow
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