[Foundation-l] Blackout at Italian Wikipedia

Mike Godwin mnemonic at gmail.com
Wed Oct 5 22:42:43 UTC 2011

Domas writes:

> Except that WMF as steward of the open information can roll any of that blackout crap back.
> Primary mission is spreading the knowledge, and now it.wikipedia obviously fails at it.

I believe this interpretation is both unfair and incorrect. The
Italian Wikipedians are trying to preserve a legal environment in
which spreading the knowledge is possible. Arguably, if the Italian
Wikipedians did *not* challenge this law, they would have failed in
their mission.


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