[Foundation-l] Blog from Sue about censorship, editorial judgement, and image filters

Ev. Jorgen. jorgenev.enwiki at gmail.com
Tue Oct 4 03:50:16 UTC 2011

> (Not because they actually do want it but don't have the resources.
> Not because it is hard for an external body to do but might be easier
> for the WMF to do. No, those aren't possible at all.)

Well, given that an image filter is a technically easy proposition, no, its
not because of lack of resources that the wiki's haven't implemented one. If
the community had wanted one it would have been developed and ready to go
years ago.

The WMF foundation has no business doing X if the community already has the
ability do X. They were created to do what we can not, manage servers and

We have already seen top down control fail with Nupedia and Citizendium.


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