On 5/12/06, Erik Moeller
On 5/12/06, Steve Block
> If they are and they aren't citing authors, aren't they in breach of the
> GFDL. And if that's the case, can we sue? Please?
The Wikimedia Foundation doesn't hold the copyrights over Wikimedia
content, it is merely a user that must follow the terms of the GFDL
like any mirror or fork. Wikimedia could, however, provide financial
or legal assistance to the authors whose copyright is infringed in a
That would be fairly hypocritical, though, since Wikimedia itself
doesn't even follow the GFDL.
*hauls out text of the GFDL*
Right. Section 6: Collection of Documents: