A number of other chapters have already opted out. I would be very  
surprised if WMUK didn't, although I'm still unconvinced that opting  
out will actually do anything...

Mike

On 30 Apr 2009, at 10:01, brian.mcn...@wikinewsie.org wrote:

> I'd say Phorm could technically be seen as in violation of the WMF  
> privacy policy - which I assume WMUK has adopted for their own use.
>
> It'd delight me to see all chapters plus the WMF ensure they're  
> opted out, just to say 'no' to cooperating with a surveillence  
> scheme for advertising. I'd also say a release was needed on the  
> issue.
>
> Anyone from chapcom here who wants to chip in and say how the  
> others would go? even if purely symbolic, I'd even opt out  
> wikipedia.de - and then hit the press with it. if all the WMF sites  
> opt out too then that is newsworthy enough for a press release.
>
>
> Brian.
>
> -------- Original Message --------
> Subject: Re: [Wikimediauk-l] Phorm opt-out for wikimedia.org.uk?
> From: David Gerard <dger...@gmail.com>
> Date: Tue, April 28, 2009 3:02 pm
> To: wikimediauk-l@lists.wikimedia.org
>
> 2009/4/28 Andrew Turvey <andrewrtur...@googlemail.com>:
>
> > When the Board discussed it last we said we'd wait until WMF  
> decided - but
> > the feeling was in favour of opting out.
> > I've added it to http://uk.wikimedia.org/wiki/Meetings/2009-05-05/ 
> Agenda
> > Let me know if you think it needs to be dealt with before then.
>
>
> I'd say ask internal-l :-)
>
>
> - d.
>
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