[Foundation-l] Blackout at Italian Wikipedia - What exactly does the proposed law say?

Federico Leva (Nemo) nemowiki at gmail.com
Thu Oct 6 09:20:26 UTC 2011

Andreas Kolbe, 06/10/2011 02:11:
> Well, that *is* nuts. Moreover, the 48-hour time period and potential €12,000 fine in the
> proposed law are nuts (pity the blogger who has gone on a 2-week holiday). Yet that
> €12,000 fine is not mentioned in the it:WP statement. Being forced to include a statement
> in an article is less of an issue to me than the prospect of being fined €12,000 if it isn't done
> in time. *That* is where the chilling effect comes from, yet the it:WP statement doesn't
> mention it.

Yes, in fact I don't understand why this wasn't included in the 
statement, I asked on the talk but it was too late. I guess it was 
already long enough and the authors preferred to keep it about principles.


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