[Foundation-l] Blackout at Italian Wikipedia

Theo10011 de10011 at gmail.com
Tue Oct 4 12:46:41 UTC 2011


There seems to be a situation developing at Italian Wikipedia related to a
local law that would infringe neutrality on Wikipedia. The discussions even
mention a possible blackout/lockdown in reaction.

Is anyone aware of this situation? Is it likely to have any effect on other
projects and outside communities? Is WMF aware since it is mentioned in the
discussion as well.

The announcement that was linked to on IRC:

A discussion which might be relevant:


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