[Foundation-l] Interesting legal action

Sarah slimvirgin at gmail.com
Sun May 22 19:39:46 UTC 2011

On Sun, May 22, 2011 at 13:33, ???? <wiki-list at phizz.demon.co.uk> wrote:
> On 22/05/2011 19:32, Sarah wrote:
>> On Sun, May 22, 2011 at 11:00, ????<wiki-list at phizz.demon.co.uk>  wrote:
>>> 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.
>> Jimbo said the Foundation would hand over the IP addresses of
>> Wikipedians if asked by a British court because of these injunctions?
> BBC radio4 5pm news. Didn't hear the full interview as I'd just parked
> up for comfort break.
Given that he said a few days ago that privacy laws were a
human-rights violation, http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-13372839
I'd be surprised if he now said the Foundation would just cave in and
hand over IP addresses in relation to them.

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