On 12 July 2012 10:27, David Gerard <dger...@gmail.com> wrote: > On 12 July 2012 08:47, Mike Godwin <mnemo...@gmail.com> wrote: > > > At the heart of the Wikipedia/Wikimedia projects' success is > > democratic action, driven by those who are engaged in the process of > > promoting, supporting, and maintaining these projects. So my instinct > > is to believe, respect, and support the Russian-language Wikimedia > > project activists' decision to demonstrate in an effective way that > > what we all are working on here is under threat by ill-considered > > legislation by legacy governmental traditions that are used to having > > their own top-down way. > > > The worrying thing is not only that we've done this three times in the > past year, it's that we've had cause to do it three times in the past > year. > > Oh pish.
Laws like the ones we protested have been created many times over the last few years (France, UK, etc.) and we've never protested them before. The change was us, not them. Tom _______________________________________________ Wikimedia-l mailing list Wikimediaemail@example.com Unsubscribe: https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimedia-l