[Foundation-l] Interesting legal action

Fred Bauder fredbaud at fairpoint.net
Sun May 22 17:51:04 UTC 2011

> On 22/05/2011 11:58, Chris Keating wrote:
>> Also rather interestingly, it appears that a Scottish newspaper has
>> revealed
>> the identity of the footballer in question, on the grounds that English
>> superinjunctions don't apply in Scotland.
>> Perhaps the WMF should open an office in Edinburgh, if London is too
>> risky
>> ;-)
> The editors aren't safe though. JW was on the BBC radio yesterday saying
> that the WMF would hand over IP addresses if asked by the courts.

For putting gossip into Wikipedia, yes; the case of information of great
public importance being protected by a "superinjunction" issued by an
outlaw court is not being considered.


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