[WikiEN-l] Cyde should not have violated Deletion policy (

Fred Bauder fredbaud at ctelco.net
Thu May 4 12:16:29 UTC 2006

On May 4, 2006, at 3:57 AM, Alphax (Wikipedia email) wrote:

> Wikipedia is NOT a democracy; the First Ammendment of the Constitution
> of the United States only guarantees "free speech" against  
> intervention
> by Congress. Wikipedia is a private website where you have exactly TWO
> rights:
> * The right to leave
> * The right to fork

Those are your enforceable legal rights; however, you also have the  
right to participate on an equal basis in the project; the right to  
be treated with respect; and the right to a fair hearing should your  
rights not be respected or should you be accused of violating the  
rights of others. Just because you cannot go into a court and enforce  
Wikipedia policies does not mean that they do not exist and are not  


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