I believe that the articles are published under the Creative Commons
Attribution 2.5 License, meaning use of the articles fall under its
More on the license can be read here: http://creativecommons.org/
Also, from the Wikinews homepage:
All content is released under a free license. By making our content
perpetually available for free redistribution and use, we hope to
contribute to a global digital commons.
So, if you play by the rules of the license, all is well.
On Aug 20, 2006, at 10:59 AM, SonicR wrote:
We represent News Search Engine RedTram (http://www.redtram.com/
like to add wikinews.org
news leads to our news database in different
languages. Is it possible for us to get the right to broadcast
your news via
our news search engine with links to wikinews.org? Maybe it's
you provide us with RSS-feeds?
I think that there is no argument against broadcasting Wikinews
via your news search engine. (Does anyone disagree?) Wikinews articles
are released under the terms of the CC-BY 2.5 license
There are several RSS-feeds:
Could you please give us contact information of the person with
whom we can
discuss the question described above and also the person in charge of
Perhaps someone who feels responsible and able can answer to this
Project info: RedTram has more than 320 000 visitors daily.
RedTram is a
multi-language site that delivers news in English, French, German,
Italian, Polish, Ukrainian and Russian. RedTram contains more then
English news sources.
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