[WikiEN-l] opt-out and censorship (was: "I want to at least kill the responsible person.")

Charlotte Webb charlottethewebb at gmail.com
Tue Feb 5 16:51:44 UTC 2008

On 2/5/08, Steve Summit <scs at eskimo.com> wrote:
> Can you explain how an opt-out mechanism (by which I mean,
> certain content can be hidden if an easily-offended reader
> (a) has JavaScript enabled and (b) checks a preference or clicks
> a "hide" button) is "censorship"?  We would not be controlling
> what others can see; we would merely be giving them tools to allow
> them to tailor what they see.

Define "certain content". Do we want to add this "show-hide" feature
to the caption area of every every framed image, or did you have
something else in mind?


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