[WikiEN-l] FredBauder"clarifies"onattackkkkk site link policy

jayjg jayjg99 at gmail.com
Mon Jul 2 23:11:19 UTC 2007

On 7/2/07, James Farrar <james.farrar at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 02/07/07, jayjg <jayjg99 at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Information you have approved for publication in the New York Times is
> > not "private information".
> Define "private information".

See your local wikilawyer if you want to go down that path. I'll stick
to common sense.

> If you're referring to the linking of real names to account names
> without authorisation by the person in question, this mailing list has
> been guilty of that at times. This would then make wikimedia.org
> unlinkable.

I think the issues with your slippery slope arguments have already
been pointed out.

> The Mongo ruling is a blunt instrument. It's not surprising it's
> hurting the encyclopedia.


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