On 9 December 2014 at 20:35, Marc A. Pelletier <m...@uberbox.org> wrote:

> As I've said elsewhere, it's percieved as desirable by many first-worlders
> because we equate that as "everything is equally inexpensive" to level the
> playing field.
> Except that for the vast majority of the world's population, it means
> "everything is equally expensive and unafordable".

You may well have nailed the two-liner of why Wikipedia Zero is a good idea.

> If we fail to understand the necessity to make exceptions or the
> desirability of making Free Knowledge /effectively/ available to the world
> then it *is* an absolutist stance.

Rather, not *our* absolutism.

- d.

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