[Foundation-l] Wikipedia Executive Director?
z at mzmcbride.com
Thu Dec 9 23:28:19 UTC 2010
Michael Snow wrote:
> On 12/9/2010 3:03 PM, K. Peachey wrote:
>> I'm not going to debate the whole wording thing, but I will point out,
>> It is a crime to receive property/goods under false pretenses in
>> Australia which is what advertising a person with the incorrect job
>> title would be. Don't forget it isn't only the foundation handling the
>> donations this year, the local chapters are as well.
> You're not going to express an opinion on the merits of the question,
> but you're going to insinuate criminality is involved anyway? Come on,
> you're better than that. I've already indicated where I stand on this,
> but I find it embarrassing to have that position associated with
> debating tactics like this. It's a perfect example of why it's often so
> easy to dismiss our critics, when their approach involves such sleazy
Calling Jimmy "Wikipedia founder" was already incredibly close to crossing
the line. Calling Sue "Wikipedia Executive Director" clearly crosses the
line. From reading your posts today, I believe you agree.
While I didn't and wouldn't raise the issue of criminality here, the sleazy
tactics are in the fundraising approach, not in the criticism.
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