With the Foundation being somewhat conservative and it proving difficult to get a board resolution fast-tracked Danny and Chad over on Veropedia have started a petition against the EU copyright extension proposal.


I’ve linked to it from our water cooler, but that won’t get other language editions. If you’re familiar with another language version of Wikinews please consider reposting the link from the following URL on your wiki.




This isn’t so much something that impacts Wikinews more than Commons and Wikipedia, but I’d like to think when I look up the [[1812 overture]] on Wikipedia I can get to listen to a version that has been done with a full orchestra as opposed to some guy in his parent’s basement with a computer/synthesizer. I want to hear those cannons go boom!



Brian McNeil