[Wikimedia-l] Porn blocking in the UK: en:wp blocks on O2

geni geniice at gmail.com
Mon Dec 23 05:07:10 UTC 2013

On 22 December 2013 20:51, David Gerard <dgerard at gmail.com> wrote:

> On 22 December 2013 19:31, geni <geniice at gmail.com> wrote:
> > On 22 December 2013 13:35, David Gerard <dgerard at gmail.com> wrote:
> >> For your amusement:
> >> http://pseudomonas.dreamwidth.org/120535.html
> >> We are strictly-HTTPS to censorious regimes like the UK, aren't we?
> > If people chose to opt into censorship then its a bit outside our remit.
> > Beyond having an extensive article on the subject.
> No, that's the filter you have to explicitly opt out of.

A positive choice is required to go in either direction. The opt in opt out
thing is mostly just political PR.

> In any case, discriminatory or defamatory filter labeling is something
> it is in the public interest to inform on and quite possibly protest
> against.

I'm not sure that is the best way to approach the wikidata community.


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