[WikiEN-l] Mywikipediaspace

David Gerard dgerard at gmail.com
Mon Oct 2 13:16:23 UTC 2006

On 02/10/06, Gregory Maxwell <gmaxwell at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 10/2/06, David Gerard <dgerard at gmail.com> wrote:

> > But you can't legislate against
> > misunderstanding or malice. What effective penalty can we apply? We
> > can't even stop people editing if they really want to.

> You are correct that there are some bad people that we can't stop.
> But everyone that causes us problems isn't a judgement proof 14 year
> old kid jumping coffee shops...
> The reality is that a nontrivial number of our problem causers are
> corporations which don't have the sort of immunity which makes the TOS
> irrelevant.
> It would be really nice that on the third time some foolish
> advertising company calls us up threatening to sue because we deleted
> their drivel that we can turn around and say "No, we're going to sue
> you..." :)

... hmm.

Hmm. I'm liking this idea.


(The liking I'm getting for it is that it's fatally clever. That's a
bad sign. But hmmm.)

- d.

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