[Foundation-l] what do we do in the event the Foundation fails? - Re: Pol...

geni geniice at gmail.com
Sun Apr 22 08:48:19 UTC 2007

On 4/19/07, Erik Moeller <erik at wikimedia.org> wrote:
> Not a terrible idea - let's put Wikipedia's brand & domain on eBay and
> use the money for some serious innovation. ;-) Unfortunately, the hype
> about doing such a ridiculous thing would be so great that we'd be
> faced with the same growing pains a few months down the line ...

Overkill. For some reason we still hang on to wikipedia.com. Selling
or renting that would be a source of income while at the same time
giving us a fighting chance of reducing the number of times people use
the wrong domain when talking about us.


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