[WikiEN-l] The Register decries Wikipedia's "censorship" via OTRS

Guy Chapman aka JzG guy.chapman at spamcop.net
Tue Jul 10 22:35:22 UTC 2007

On Mon, 9 Jul 2007 13:45:07 -0700 (PDT), Phil Boswell
<phil.boswell at gmail.com> wrote:

>The thing is that in many of these cases, we have to be able to demonstrate
>that we are doing SOMEthing to prove our good faith, in order to assume the
>moral high ground. If we can later show that we bent over backwards to help
>people, outside observers are more likely to give us the benefit of the
>doubt. If we're up against the usual kind of querulous "vexatious litigant"
>this can be of great help.

Yes, exactly that.  And sometimes the (self-)righteous indignation of
those who would prefer to get one over on "the man" drowns out any
rational debate.

Guy (JzG)

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