[Foundation-l] Texas Instruments signing key controversy
dgerard at gmail.com
Wed Mar 3 12:49:51 UTC 2010
On 3 March 2010 12:28, Gregory Maxwell <gmaxwell at gmail.com> wrote:
> Wikipedia is not a dumping ground for your copyfight. There is plenty
> of reason to exclude this material regardless of the copyright/legal
> concerns, and plenty of other people hosting it elsewhere. Doubly
> true where the material is promoted with spammish efforts, like it has
> been with some of these cryptographic keys.
http://enwp.org/WP:09F9 is the previous thinking on this matter.
Summary: memespam is a pain in the backside and interferes with doing
what we actually do.
> The WMF should absolutely duke it out to protect material that ought
> to be in Wikipedia in accordance with the educational mission and
> community editorial guidelines. It ought not engage in fights outside
> of those areas for every instance of possibly suppressed legitimate
> speech that occurs on the Internet (even in cases where we all
> personally support the efforts).
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