User talk:ShakespeareFan00

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CONSIDERING RETIREMENT


This user is strongly considering retirement, although nothing is set in stone...

The user gave the following additional comment:Owing to the views of a certain political figure who described Wikipedia as "“to the detriment of the entire European cultural sector”. (quoted here -https://juliareda.eu/2015/06/who-is-behind-the-attack-on-freedom-of-panorama/ )

Considering the rows I've had on this and my alternate account over copyright issues (see the number of talk page archives), I take issue with nearly being compared with thieves or pirates because I contribute and support a project that has greatly enhanced people access to information, especially when Wikipedia has very very stringent processes and controls to ensure content on it is actually properly licensed.

I know Wikipedia (and by extension other projects) is not "detrimental", but I have reservations about continued contributions if prominent political figures are set on seemingly attacking the project because it stands up for certain values against vested interests. I thought this was supposed to be a content project, not a political movement.


Last Archive of talk page: User talk:ShakespeareFan00/Archive 9