[WikiEN-l] Privacy Study Looking for Volunteers
Brian J Mingus
brian.mingus at colorado.edu
Fri Mar 27 13:06:34 UTC 2015
A very precise timestamp would seem to suffice for attribution. Anyone
caring to prove they wrote something could take a video of them making the
edit, thus confirming the timestamp is them.
On Fri, Mar 27, 2015 at 6:28 AM, Elias Friedman <elipongo at gmail.com> wrote:
> It's actually required so as to provide attribution as per the Creative
> Commons and other licenses we operate under.
> Sent from my Droid 4
> Elias Friedman A.S., CCEMT-P
> אליהו מתתיהו בן צבי
> elipongo at gmail.com
> "יְהִי אוֹר"
> On Mar 27, 2015 4:15 AM, "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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