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Mike Godwin hired by Wikimedia Foundation

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  • Re:Qualifications (Score:3, Informative)

    by daeg (828071) on Wednesday July 04, 2007 @11:37AM (#19743997)
    Did you miss the part about Godwin being the first legal counsel to the EFF?
  • by mnemonic (43109) on Wednesday July 04, 2007 @06:16PM (#19747931)
    Hi, Richard.

    As you know, I fully credit your having had some inkling of Godwin's Law before I formalized it. :-)

    Next thing you'll be telling me that somebody invented cars before Henry Ford and that Apple didn't invent the personal computer!

    Seriously, I will admit that I'd have thought about stealing a line from Richard Sexton, who is a crafter of great lines, had I known about Richard and the line in advance. But the greatest influence on Godwin's Law was Keith Henson's article about memes in Whole Earth Review, plus the fact that I was reading a lot of Primo Levi at the time.

    --Mike

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