[WikiEN-l] Self-sensorship, how far should it go?

Fred Bauder fredbaud at waterwiki.info
Sun Jul 29 19:25:06 UTC 2007

>-----Original Message-----
>From: James Farrar [mailto:james.farrar at gmail.com]
>Sent: Sunday, July 29, 2007 11:21 AM
>To: 'English Wikipedia'
>Subject: Re: [WikiEN-l] Self-sensorship, how far should it go?
>On 29/07/07, Oleg Alexandrov <mathbot at hemlock.knams.wikimedia.org> wrote:
>> As we know, Slashdot posted a story linking to a paranoic article
>> revealing SlimVirgin's real name and claiming she is a secret
>> agent. Bad and dumb on their part. That of course makes
>> SlimVirgin feel distressed, creates a lot of damage, etc.
>And therefore, in order "to support productive editors and protect
>them from harassment both on and off Wikipedia", it is necessary that
>all links to Slashdot be expunged from Wikipedia immediately, right?

No, we don't take such foolish suggestions seriously.


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