[Foundation-l] WMF blog post on Italian Wikipedia

Thomas Morton morton.thomas at googlemail.com
Wed Oct 5 08:20:57 UTC 2011

On 5 October 2011 09:03, M. Williamson <node.ue at gmail.com> wrote:

> If you don't even think that is a comparable situation, then you clearly
> don't understand at all what some people think the image filter is all
> about.

Indeed. As a supporter (to some extent) of an image filter; I can entirely
see how it could quite legitimately be seen in the same light by people
opposed to it.

Dismissing that view as "incomparable" is amusingly short sighted.

If anything; such a protest has more legitimacy than this political action -
because it would be a protest against the foundation, hijacking foundation
resources and attempting to inform their readers of the issue they perceive.

I don't approve; but I wish de.wiki good luck if that is the option they


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