[Foundation-l] Copyright complaints

Ray Saintonge saintonge at telus.net
Thu Feb 2 19:00:39 UTC 2006

Gerard Meijssen wrote:

> Kim Bruning wrote:
>> Are there any (hopefully public) statistics/numbers/guesses as to
>> how many copyright complaints the foundation gets per $time_period?
>> If not, is there any guess, rule of thumb, estimate, or ballpark figure
>> available, or could anyone dare give me a guesstimate?  
> It is not possible to give you a figure that is inclusive of all the 
> projects. On OTRS the primary place for many of these complaints, the 
> mailqueues for the different languages do not discuss these things. I 
> work on OTRS for the Dutch queue, I get complaints occasionally and 
> they get handled. 

I don't think that the issue here is about whether they are handled.  
Statistics on the complaints received with such data as whether the 
complainers are the copyright owners themselves, or third parties would 
be very helpful in evaluating and developing policy.


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