2008/12/8 Andrew Garrett <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>:
> On Mon, Dec 8, 2008 at 6:10 PM, David Gerard <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:

>> http://wikimediafoundation.org/wiki/Press_releases/Censorship_of_WP_in_the_UK_Dec_2008
>> As soon as I've eaten some braaaaaaains I'm going to be appearing on
>> BBC Radio 4 'Today' at 8:20am UTC, which is a high-powered current
>> affairs show considered required listening by all politicians and
>> their staff. Should be fun. I shall refrain from actually calling the
>> IWF 'pigfuckers.'

> I thought it went okay. She got the first and last word, and basically
> went with the company line (It went through our internal processes,
> and we didn't actually stop and think "Hang on, wait a minute. This is
> the #4 website in the world. Maybe we should send them an email
> instead of randomly blocking.") You were great, but you only got about
> twenty words in, which wasn't really enough to get across the real
> problems. You didn't even get the chance to mention that we had little
> choice but to block 25% of our contributors.

I did a prerecord afterwards for BBC World Service 'World Update',
where I really got stuck into them. No doubt it'll be edited down to
20 words  as well ;-)

- d.

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