[Foundation-l] Blackout at Italian Wikipedia

Theo10011 de10011 at gmail.com
Tue Oct 4 22:24:52 UTC 2011

On Wed, Oct 5, 2011 at 3:49 AM, John Vandenberg <jayvdb at gmail.com> wrote:

> On Wed, Oct 5, 2011 at 7:15 AM, Neil Babbage <neil at thebabbages.com> wrote:
> > Yes they are able to strike, but that still doesn't give them the right
> > (legal or moral) to shut down property that doesn't belong to them. In
> > any case, if the servers are located in the US then US law applies to
> > their management.
> The WMF can override the local community if they want.
> The WMF is very unlikely to approve of this, as that would be
> influencing legislation.
Not really John, I don't think you saw Sue's statement on this thread

It is the community's position, the Italian community is influencing
legislation, WMF is not.


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