On Wed, Mar 11, 2015 at 5:03 AM, MZMcBride <z...@mzmcbride.com> wrote:

> How does the Wikimedia Foundation intend to protect the rights of
> users around the world when it will have a nearly impossible time of
> protecting Americans, much less non-Americans? U.S. courts and the U.S.
> Congress have made it very clear that spying on non-Americans is completely
> acceptable, so when I read that the aim is to protect users worldwide, I'm
> pretty skeptical.

A good point.

Again, in the case of Kazakhstan, that regime – which by general agreement
is orders of magnitude more abusive than the US government – reportedly
received nothing but praise from the Wikimedia Foundation.[1] This would
have been worrying coming from anyone else, but was all the more so coming
from Jimmy Wales.

[1] https://lists.wikimedia.org/pipermail/wikimedia-l/2015-March/077053.html
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