[Foundation-l] Texas Instruments signing key controversy

Mike Godwin mnemonic at gmail.com
Sun Mar 7 19:35:15 UTC 2010

Jussi-Ville Heiskanen writes:

It should be noted that the Chilling Effects Clearinghouse - which
> is the closest thing to a accessible public record of such notices - does
> not appear to hold more than 3 (count them, three) notices that
> deal with content on wikimedia sites. Notably it appears that none
> of them appears to have been entered by the WMF - with the caveat
> that perhaps the one involving German Wikipedia may have had some
> chapter involvement, though likely not.
> I would be interested to hear from some knowledgeable person in a
> position of responsibility within the Foundation (perhaps Mike
> Godwin), whether routine reporting of these kind of notices to
> Chilling Effects Clearinghouse has been explored in any depth.

Two of the three notices you refer to here were forwarded to
ChillingEffects.org by me. The one dated 2004 obviously isn't from me (I
began work at WMF in 2007). There was no chapter involvement in my decision
to forward the two notices in question to ChillingEffects.org.


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