[WikiEN-l] Should Wikipedia make it clear to users that it is not censored for minors?

Prasad J prasad59 at gmail.com
Sun May 14 15:04:59 UTC 2006

Wikipedia has followed a policy whereby it's content is not censored
for children. Having said that would it be useful to put a
warning/advisory on the website to make it clear to users that though
it is legal for them to enter the site, they should be aware that
Wikipedia's content is not censored for minors and the latter may come
across some sexual or other adult material so it is advisable for them
to be careful what they view? As Wikipedia's popularity increases, so
do the njmber of kids who access it-mainly for homework help. As a
result the chances of young users coming across such material are high
so perhaps a warning like this will be for the best? Also there may
also be some adults who for various reasons would prefer not  to view
such content.

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