[Foundation-l] Letter to the community on Controversial Content

Kim Bruning kim at bruning.xs4all.nl
Mon Oct 10 17:57:03 UTC 2011

On Mon, Oct 10, 2011 at 10:27:59AM -0400, MZMcBride wrote:
> I found this e-mail very helpful and insightful. Thank you for writing it,
> Phoebe.

Idem. Phoebe++ :-)

> I'm curious if there
> are any central brainstorming pages about an image filter, either on
> Meta-Wiki or mediawiki.org. If not, I'd be happy to start one.

Me 3! I'll definitely help. :-)

>  For example, if 90% of viewers in your country have hidden a
>  particular image and you've set your personal threshold at 50%,
>  an image might be automatically obscured.  This isn't a perfect
>  idea, but discussing and debating the merits of each idea might
>  reveal a solution that's tenable.

There are well known standard attacks against pretty much any
current user-facing data-collection system [1]. :-/ But perhaps there
are even other ideas!  :-)

	Kim Bruning
[1] http://musicmachinery.com/2009/04/27/moot-wins-time-inc-loses/

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