ps. as a bit of a cheeky side note, does anyone else find the inclusion of
pregnant women and the family snaps a bit... um.. creepy.. here; (scroll
down)

http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/User:Passiverebellion   ?

On Wed, Dec 10, 2008 at 1:17 PM, private musings <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>wrote:

> I (think / hope) that what I'm suggesting is certainly not censorship in
> any way - more just the reasonable expectation that some of our content may
> raise an eyebrow in schools - and that it's a good idea to be mindful of
> this in our communications and work with them.
>
> By way of further illustration, here's an example of a good faith
> contributor at commons compiling a collection of some of his favourite
> shots;
>
> http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/User:TwoWings/Fav#Sexy
>
> I think we're all big enough and ugly enough to accept that there's nothing
> wrong with this sort of thing, and that it's normal to enjoy eroticism - I
> think it's also perfectly fair enough for schools to want to be a bit
> careful with how they interact with this sort of material - maybe it's as
> simple as saying 'look, there's actually quite a lot of images on various
> wiki projects that you might not want your pupils to see / share / collect -
> and here's how you can help achieve this' - back to the directed projects,
> supervised access etc. I guess.....
>
> best,
>
> Peter
> PM.
>
> another example doing the rounds is this one - 'not safe for work';
> http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Category:Shaved_genitalia_(female)<http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Category:Shaved_genitalia_%28female%29>
>
> (by the way - if something's 'not safe for work' - presumably it's 'not
> safe for schools' either? dunno!)
>
>
>
> 2008/12/10 Gnangarra <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
>
>> Lets look at this differently, Wikipedia/Foundation is about providing
>> free access to all knowledge, how could someone who supports the project
>> consider promoting censorship of the information?
>>
>>
>>
>> 2008/12/10 Gnangarra <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
>>
>>
>>>
>>> 2008/12/10 private musings <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> <snip> though I would prefer there were better systems in place to
>>>> ensure that the images are legal (ie. models consenting and of age), and
>>>> that (per Nick) folk have some opportunity to self-select. I'd be inclined
>>>> to support a flickr like 'please click here to indicate that you're of age
>>>> to view this material' sort of thing, I think.
>>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> Yep and every kid is going to just tick such a box anyway, the intention
>>> of the box is to dimish responsibility of the provider not to protect the
>>> viewer.
>>>
>>>
>>>>
>>>> cheers,
>>>>
>>>> Peter
>>>> PM.
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> On Wed, Dec 10, 2008 at 12:28 AM, David Gerard <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>wrote:
>>>>
>>>>> I must say, there's a certain appeal to attempting to forbid kids from
>>>>> reading encyclopedias, so they'll think it's cool.
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>> - d.
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