[development] How is it that new Drupal user is given CVS access to ban countries

Ken Winters kwinters at coalmarch.com
Tue Mar 9 14:06:16 UTC 2010

Sometimes restricting access based on a user's country is the law.   
For example: http://sourceforge.net/blog/clarifying-sourceforgenets-denial-of-site-access-for-certain-persons-in-accordance-with-us-law/

- Ken Winters

On Mar 9, 2010, at 5:06 AM, Victor Kane wrote:

> Regarding the _rigorous_ CVS rights granting process, how is it that  
> new user http://drupal.org/user/701600 is rushed through that  
> process, and allowed to infect the Drupal codespace with a module  
> banning countries from using a Drupal site???
> The offending module: http://drupal.org/project/countryban goes  
> against all democratic sentiment and should be taken down  
> immediately, and this individual, who wishes to do the work of those  
> who would restrict internet access based on origin of country,  
> should have his CVS rights taken from him immediately.
> Victor Kane
> http://awebfactory.com.ar
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