Personally I'd say "it's 100% wrong" but "not 100% to blame".
I've just made https://phabricator.wikimedia.org/T130761 IMHO we need to address the problem form a technical point of view, implicitly discarding "block'em all" options. Vito 2016-03-23 19:42 GMT+01:00 Keegan Peterzell <keegan.w...@gmail.com>: > On Wed, Mar 23, 2016 at 1:26 PM, Keegan Peterzell <keegan.w...@gmail.com> > wrote: > > > > > > > On Wed, Mar 23, 2016 at 1:20 PM, Ziko van Dijk <zvand...@gmail.com> > wrote: > > > >> Actually, I am quite appalled by the article. Whether one wants to see > >> something positive in pirating or not, the Wikimedia servers are not > meant > >> for this purpose (for good reasons). Breaking rules and taking abuse of > an > >> opportunity is not a goal by itself. > >> Kind regards > >> Ziko > >> > > > > Call it what you want, but the world is changed when ordinary people who > > are just trying to do ordinary things > > > > have a roadblock put in front of them. This is that kind of thing, and > > it's the "revolution" power of the distributed internet. We can shut > them > > down, but Angolans are going to find another way to do the very things > that > > those with full access to the internet take for granted. As Jason says, > we > > should take great caution and give deep thought before taking a binary > side. > > > > > Oh, and I'm not condoning the behavior or use of Wikimedia servers, but I > do think that the entire situation is much more nuanced than the simplicity > of "that's wrong." > > > -- > ~Keegan > > https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/User:Keegan > > This is my personal email address. Everything sent from this email address > is in a personal capacity. > _______________________________________________ > 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>