[Foundation-l] Board resolutions on controversial content and images of identifiable people

Milos Rancic millosh at gmail.com
Thu Jun 2 04:40:19 UTC 2011

On 06/01/2011 11:56 PM, phoebe ayers wrote:
> We meant what is stated there: that Wikimedia project content should
> be at a minimum both free and educational in nature. (In general, you
> can assume that language in resolutions like this is intentional).
> However, you can also safely assume that the Board did not
> specifically discuss the scope of Wikinews when writing this
> resolution; we were focused on the topic at hand. I personally think
> there is a very valid argument to be made that Wikinews, like most
> news sources and like the rest of our projects, is educational (as
> well as possessing other qualities, such as the more general quality
> of being informative, which also arguably applies to all of our
> projects).

Thanks for clarification. According to the last sentence, I would say
that everything is fine for now, at least.

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