[Wikimedia-l] Wikimedia Foundation and Saudi Telecom (STC) partner to provide access to Wikipedia free of mobile data charges in the Middle East

Andreas Kolbe jayen466 at gmail.com
Mon Oct 15 07:51:40 UTC 2012

On Mon, Oct 15, 2012 at 6:23 AM, geni <geniice at gmail.com> wrote:

> On 14 October 2012 22:12, Andreas Kolbe <jayen466 at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Will access to Wikipedia for people in Saudi Arabia be uncensored?
> Very unlikely.
> > Has there been any agreement with Saudi Telecom on censorship?
> The Saudi's don't like to discuss their censorship policies with
> outsiders. I would assume that they take the view that it is something
> they can manage on their own.

These questions are really for Jay to answer, rather than for us to
speculate on.

What I mean is: Is there any mention of censorship in the partnership
agreement, one way or the other? Is the text of the agreement public? Would
it be possible to make it public, for transparency? If not, why not?

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