[LINK] quote about lists of censored materials
jon.seymour at gmail.com
Sun Dec 14 11:25:58 EST 2008
I suspect the same fate awaits this page: http://tinyurl.com/64ctnd
This page, amongst other things, lists the Wikipedia pages that IWF
would block if it could. If this list keeps growing, it could arguably
become the most evil page in Wikipedia and hence in need of blocking
by the IWF.
The fact that the page is, in fact, Wikipedia's description of the IWF
itself is, to this mind at least, somewhat amusing.
On Sun, Dec 14, 2008 at 10:18 AM, Jan Whitaker <jwhit at janwhitaker.com> wrote:
> I guess things never change:
> "The government of Hapsburg Vienna in 1765 published a catalogue of
> forbidden books. Twelve years later this catalogue had to be included
> in itself because people were using it as a guide to interesting reading."
> [got it from an email, no idea of the source]
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