[Wikimedia-l] PRISM

Fred Bauder fredbaud at fairpoint.net
Thu Jun 13 10:48:36 UTC 2013

> I would like to raise the option of a more "Wikipedia-like" protest. How
> about, on the English Wikipedia, picking one day to make the Main Page
> topic-specific, similar to the traditional April 1 selection?
> Candidates, off the top of my hat:
> [[NSA]] / [[Black Chamber]]
> [[PRISM (surveillance program)]]
> [[Panopticon]]
> [[Surveillance state]] / [[Mass surveillance]]
> [[1984]]
> [[Surveillance abuse]]
> The articles are (of course!:-) NPOV, but the topic selection could be
> to raise awareness of the issue.

This is good, but I fear it would soon expand into banners denouncing
fracking and Monsanto. Somehow we would have to achieve and maintain a
posture which rejects nihilism, no values, without embracing the cause of
the day.


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