[Foundation-l] Blackout at Italian Wikipedia

Béria Lima berialima at gmail.com
Wed Oct 5 09:06:22 UTC 2011

Not really Ray. And even so, the problem is not the fear of getting
arrested, is more the cost of a law suit. In Italy (as in some other Latin
countries) law suits are expensive (really, REALLY expensives) and take
forever to end.
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On 5 October 2011 09:46, Ray Saintonge <saintonge em telus.net> wrote:

> On 10/04/11 6:03 AM, Ilario Valdelli wrote:
> > The question is that the server are in USA, but for the penal law it's
> > sufficient to edit from the Italian country.
> >
> > I am in a special situation because I live in Switzerland and I
> > publish in USA servers, but for the main numbers of Italian editors
> > the question is not so easy.
> >
> >
> If they are so fearful they can use pseudonyms.  They would then need to
> get a legal order from a US court to identify the users.
> Ray
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