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

Fred Bauder fredbaud at waterwiki.info
Tue Jul 3 01:41:14 UTC 2007

>-----Original Message-----
>From: James Farrar [mailto:james.farrar at gmail.com]
>Sent: Monday, July 2, 2007 04:45 PM
>To: 'English Wikipedia'
>Subject: Re: [WikiEN-l] FredBauder"clarifies"onattackkkkk site link policy
>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".
>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
>The Mongo ruling is a blunt instrument. It's not surprising it's
>hurting the encyclopedia.

It's a righteous decision applied to ED. Attempting to generalize it into a policy, whether by friend or foe, is troublesome.


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