[WikiEN-l] FredBauder"clarifies"onattackkkkk site link policy
jayjg99 at gmail.com
Mon Jul 2 21:59:49 UTC 2007
On 7/2/07, Slim Virgin <slimvirgin at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 7/2/07, James Farrar <james.farrar at gmail.com> wrote:
> > On 02/07/07, jayjg <jayjg99 at gmail.com> wrote:
> > > Yes, it was appropriate. The MONGO case was quite clear when we voted
> > > on it, and the vote was unanimous:
> > >
> > > "A website that engages in the practice of publishing private
> > > information concerning the identities of Wikipedia participants will
> > > be regarded as an attack site whose pages should not be linked to from
> > > Wikipedia pages under any circumstances."
> > OK, so we not cannot link to the New York Times, after its recent
> > magazine article.
> I wish people would stop these hyperbolic slippery slopes. The NYT has
> not "outed" any Wikipedia editor.
Indeed. The editors mentioned in that article deliberately revealed
their identities to the NYT, and knew the information would be
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