[Foundation-l] Blackout at Italian Wikipedia

David Gerard dgerard at gmail.com
Thu Oct 6 11:57:35 UTC 2011

On 6 October 2011 12:49, Federico Leva (Nemo) <nemowiki at gmail.com> wrote:

> But all users would need to do so, because a random user or sysop could
> be asked to publish the correction/statement. On wiki there was a
> discussion about how to globally implement such a switch to clandestine
> accounts...

Personally speaking, this is the aspect that swayed my opinion from
"um, this is a bit extreme" to "entirely appropriate reaction".
Arbitrary volunteer editors being liable to fines for not changing the
wiki within 48 hours to anything demanded by arbitrary individuals?
Shutting down the wiki is merely a preview of the obvious consequences
of the law.

- d.

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