[WikiEN-l] Privacy Study Looking for Volunteers

Brian J Mingus brian.mingus at colorado.edu
Fri Mar 27 13:06:02 UTC 2015

It has worked up to now, but I'm thinking that, especially given Wikimedia
is suing the NSA, it is no longer justifiable. If the NSA can't track
citizens, Wikimedia shouldn't be tracking them either. Seems simple :)

On Thu, Mar 26, 2015 at 2:56 PM, Francesco Ariis <fa-ml at ariis.it> wrote:

> On Wed, Mar 25, 2015 at 01:19:35PM -0400, Brian J Mingus wrote:
> > I think it's rather curious that edits to Wikipedia aren't private. Why
> log
> > the IP address? Why log anything? It's invasive.
> I guess it's a sensible choice against abuse (vandalism) while still
> allowing non registered users editing rights
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