[Foundation-l] 2010 Wikimedia Study of Controversial Content

Andreas Kolbe jayen466 at yahoo.com
Tue Dec 7 01:46:48 UTC 2010

> From: private musings <thepmaccount at gmail.com>

> Hi all,
> I thought I'd note for those interested in the latest from
> the
> community side of the 'controversial content' discussions -
> the
> Commons 'Sexual Content' proposal has just gone into a
> polling stage
> for the second time;
> http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Commons_talk:Sexual_content#Second_poll_for_promotion_to_policy_.28December_2010.29
> Hard to tell at this early stage how it's going to go, but
> I find the
> general level of quality of comment at the poll to be a
> little wanting
> in some ways (oh well).

You mean comments like this one?

"Oppose. US moral is stupid and sucks, Wikimedia and Wikipedia are free projects and shouldn't be restricted this way."

At 54 in support, and 43 opposing at the time of writing, I think it's pretty clear it's headed for an "epic fail". 



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