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

Kyle Mathews mathews.kyle at gmail.com
Tue Mar 9 14:12:12 UTC 2010

And another example of where that functionality is useful -- my brother
helps run a small shoe company where currently is cost prohibitive to sell
outside of United States. There are many companies / products that for legal
/ economic reasons can't / won't sell outside of their home country.

--Kyle Mathews


On Tue, Mar 9, 2010 at 7:06 AM, Ken Winters <kwinters at coalmarch.com> wrote:

> 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
> http://projectflowandtracker.com
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