On 11/1/02 3:02 AM, "Toby Bartels" <toby+wikipedia(a)math.ucr.edu> wrote:
bob frasier wrote:
Axel Boldt wrote:
> The reason I don't consider these two
concerns as big is this: if the
> copyright holder ever complains, the copyright violations can always
> easily be fixed in no time.
The concern comes right after you have filed the
answer to the complaint in
federal court or right after someone has come after money damages or seeking
to shut Wikipedia down?
One of the benefits in the US of the DMCA (unintended, I'm sure ^_^)
is supposed to be that IPs have limited liability in this sort of case.
As long as the IP responds quickly to a request to remove material,
then they should be OK. And that's exactly what we would do,
whether it's a matter of uploading infringing material
or of removing required notices from material used with permission.
The provider has limited liability, but not the website editor(s), unless