Re: [Wikimedia-l] Update on IPv6

2012-06-13 Thread Nathan
On Wed, Jun 13, 2012 at 2:42 PM, Risker risker...@gmail.com wrote: I think perhaps I was not clear in what I meant by nefarious purposes. The IP addresses in our contribution logs have been used by others to locate editors, to make allegations against individuals and organizations because

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Update on IPv6

2012-06-13 Thread Nathan
On Wed, Jun 13, 2012 at 3:18 PM, Risker risker...@gmail.com wrote: The original Wikipedia platform (lo those long years ago) published only partial IP addresses. Today, significantly less transparency seems to mean create an acccount to many people. However, that is antithetical to the

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Update on IPv6

2012-06-13 Thread Nathan
On Wed, Jun 13, 2012 at 3:49 PM, Risker risker...@gmail.com wrote: Nathan, I'm still trying to come up with *any* site that permits unregistered users to post but also publishes their full IP address. Can you think of any at all? Let's not limit it to the big guys, let's really think

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Who invoked principle of least surprise for the image filter?

2012-06-13 Thread Nathan
Earliest I have it on a Wikimedia list is from WikiEn-L on 2/11/08 from Ian Woollard (written as principle of least surprise), in the context of a Muhammad images thread started by Jimbo -- but my logs only go back to the summer of 07. On-wiki, I see it being used in naming convention arguments

Re: [Wikimedia-l] CheckUser openness

2012-06-13 Thread Nathan
are checks - order of magnitude - made on users who are eligible to vote in arbcom elections? SJ At least every day, there are 5 or 6 who qualify by edit count waiting for CU on SPI right now. ~Nathan ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list Wikimedia-l

Re: [Wikimedia-l] CheckUser openness

2012-06-13 Thread Nathan
is accessed on Wikimedia, if we invest that information with the significance that many wish to. To be honest, I'm surprised Risker doesn't agree, given the emphasis on personal privacy demonstrated in the IPv6 thread on this list. Nathan ___ Wikimedia-l

Re: [Wikimedia-l] speedydeletion.wika.com lauched

2012-06-10 Thread Nathan
What happens to your system if an article is deleted from Wikipedia, a new article is posted again under the same name, and then that one is also deleted? On Sun, Jun 10, 2012 at 2:55 PM, Mike Dupont jamesmikedup...@googlemail.com wrote: On Sun, Jun 10, 2012 at 6:38 PM, Kirill Lokshin

Re: [Wikimedia-l] No internet censorship in Hong Kong

2012-05-10 Thread Nathan
, as well as the host Wikimedians, take no political positions implicit or otherwise. ~Nathan ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list Wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org Unsubscribe: https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimedia-l

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Updated Terms of Use

2012-05-03 Thread Nathan
On Thu, May 3, 2012 at 9:45 AM, Federico Leva (Nemo) nemow...@gmail.comwrote: birgitte...@yahoo.com, 03/05/2012 14:17: Encouraging people outside the US to live as though they live inside it, is neither wise nor ethical. On the other hand, this is what happens (o could have happened) in

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Office hours reminder

2012-05-02 Thread Nathan
in the Americas range. ~Nathan ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list Wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org Unsubscribe: https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimedia-l

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Updated Terms of Use

2012-05-01 Thread Nathan
that well. ~Nathan On Tue, May 1, 2012 at 9:34 AM, Richard Symonds richard.symo...@wikimedia.org.uk wrote: I don't think it does say that, or if it does, I can't see where. You're certainly liable if you break a law in your own country, but I don't think you've broken the terms of use. It says

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