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

Jussi-Ville Heiskanen cimonavaro at gmail.com
Wed Oct 12 02:22:46 UTC 2011

On Wed, Oct 12, 2011 at 5:08 AM, Bjoern Hoehrmann <derhoermi at gmx.net> wrote:
> * Bob the Wikipedian wrote:
>>Zooming out may work for individuals like you, but for folks like me,
>>it's actually a distraction, and I try to see what the tiny picture is,
>>staring at it until it makes sense. Yay for ADHD....:-\
 You cannot have a personal image filter without
> expending considerable effort on selecting the images you personally do
> or do not want to see, it is this very effort that makes it personal.

Not really. China is doing just fine with Big Mamas supplied by
countries that pretend to be critical about the uses of same. Any system
that pretends to rely on a consistent mechanism can be taken over and
abused. if it is completely independent of choise, it is not culturally neutral.
If it pretends to be "personal" it is inherently "middle man reliant" and just
won't prevent abuse.

Sigh. There appear to be people here arguing about abtruse theoretical
issues and ignoring the big white elephant of it having to work in the real

Jussi-Ville Heiskanen, ~ [[User:Cimon Avaro]]

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