[Foundation-l] Deleting blatant copyright violations from the database

geni geniice at gmail.com
Sun Aug 12 22:25:52 UTC 2007

On 8/12/07, Brian <Brian.Mingus at colorado.edu> wrote:
> Please note that I have no special interest in this text. I thought it was
> common sense that blatant violations like this would be deleted from the
> database, and so am very surprised at the lackadaisical attitude I have
> encountered.

It is possible to delete back to a version that existed before the
text was added.

>This seems like a tremendous legal risk,

DMCA safe harbour.

> and there must be some
> technical solution for easily removing old revisions from the database,
> especially in cases like this where the text remained essentially unchanged.

It is posible but not easy on articles with large revision histories.
Deep brain stimulation has a little over 250 so it would be doable.


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