[Foundation-l] Request for your input: biographies of living people

David Gerard dgerard at gmail.com
Mon Mar 2 17:17:20 UTC 2009

2009/3/2 David Gerard <dgerard at gmail.com>:

> I don't say that lightly, but I can't see any other way things could
> be. I have a pile of special superpowers on en:wp, but if I were being
> legally required to exercise them for reasons other than the good of
> the encyclopedia, I'd be fervently hoping someone would take them away
> without me actually asking them to.

BTW, this is why, when concerns are raised with a BLP on a UK citizen,
I tend *not* to edit the article, but to forward the concern to
someone not UK-based. UK libel law is *insane*.

- d.

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