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

James Farrar james.farrar at gmail.com
Sun Jul 29 20:50:00 UTC 2007

On 29/07/07, Fred Bauder <fredbaud at waterwiki.info> wrote:
> >-----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.

It's good to see a consistent policy being applied.

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