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Re: [Bug-gne]the problem of illegal content vs. freedom

From: Tom Chance
Subject: Re: [Bug-gne]the problem of illegal content vs. freedom
Date: Fri, 16 Feb 2001 00:18:46 -0800 (PST)

> Jimbo, thanks. You said what I was trying to better
> than I managed. I feel
> the same way that you do, and (as I've said here
> recently) I'm concerned
> about a blinkered and ultimately naive view of what
> GNE should stand for.
> (IMHO) GNE has to be accepted by the net-using
> public at large for it to
> have validity beyond the usual free-software arena,
> and for that to happen
> the project *has* to show that it's aware of it's
> social responsibilities. I
> don't see much evidence of that here.

Nupedia is already doing that very well. Go and work
with them, give Jimbo a hand because they need a lot
of help too. What is the point in duplicating Nupedia?
So this Free Learning Resource would have two
sub-resources with almost identical policy but a
slightly different classification and frontend.

Tom Chance

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