This is an important issue and how Wikimedia and the community handles it is very important. I would caution that even those who are pirating and sharing copyrighted materials are not "bad actors," they are people who have no other file sharing options who have found a creative solution in the face of being given partial access to the internet.
Here is an article I just published on the subject: http://motherboard.vice.com/read/wikipedia-zero-facebook-free-basics-angola-pirates-zero-rating On 22 March 2016 at 07:37, Mwaoshe Njemah <m.nj...@gmail.com> wrote: > Reminder: Wikipedia Zero is actually a very good thing. We are hoping to > improve the quality and quantity of articles > > Mwaoshe Njemah, > Siku Ya Wiki Project > On 21 Mar 2016 09:58, "WereSpielChequers" <werespielchequ...@gmail.com> > wrote: > > > Is much of the problem about differing varieties of Portuguese? Last I > > heard the Portuguese language Wikipedia allowed multiple versions of > > Portuguese in a similar way to English - i.e. standardised at the article > > level not the project level; Though the editing base is much more skewed > to > > Brazil than EN is to the US. Assuming Angolan Portuguese is closer to the > > Portuguese spoken in Portugal, then just as in EN you are likely to get > > some goodfaith newbies "correcting" spelling to the version they know. If > > so perhaps edit filters might work. Alternatively, would it be possible > to > > do something similar to the Chinese Wikipedia and display different > > versions of Portuguese according to user preference/IP geography? > > > > WereSpielChequers > > _______________________________________________ > > Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at: > > https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Mailing_lists/Guidelines > > New messages to: Wikimediaemail@example.com > > Unsubscribe: https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimedia-l, > > <mailto:wikimedia-l-requ...@lists.wikimedia.org?subject=unsubscribe> > _______________________________________________ > Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at: > https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Mailing_lists/Guidelines > New messages to: Wikimediafirstname.lastname@example.org > Unsubscribe: https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimedia-l, > <mailto:wikimedia-l-requ...@lists.wikimedia.org?subject=unsubscribe> > -- Jason Koebler Staff Writer, Motherboard <http://www.motherboard.vice.com/> / VICE Host & Producer, Radio Motherboard <http://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/radio-motherboard/id946704646?mt=2> podcast 49 South 2nd Street, Brooklyn, NY 11249 301-412-7324 @jason_koebler <http://www.twitter.com/jason_koebler> _______________________________________________ Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at: https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Mailing_lists/Guidelines New messages to: Wikimediaemail@example.com Unsubscribe: https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimedia-l, <mailto:wikimedia-l-requ...@lists.wikimedia.org?subject=unsubscribe>