[Wikimedia-l] Legality under French law of hosting personal details such as race and sexuality in Wikipedia

Andreas Kolbe jayen466 at gmail.com
Mon Aug 20 00:27:04 UTC 2012

I've been told (and have verified) that the French Wikipedia indeed does
without categories to mark people as Jewish, LGBT, etc.

I actually quite like that approach.

On Sun, Aug 19, 2012 at 7:53 PM, Anthony <wikimail at inbox.org> wrote:

> On Sun, Aug 19, 2012 at 8:21 AM, Andreas Kolbe <jayen466 at gmail.com> wrote:
> > The question at issue is whether French Wikimedians might be individually
> > liable for violating French law if they add such categories in Wikipedia.
> Seems possible.
> Fortunately, Wikipedia offers both https and the ability to contribute
> anonymously, for those who are worried about this sort of thing.
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