[Foundation-l] Wikimedia logos on Commons

Brian Brian.Mingus at colorado.edu
Fri Aug 24 16:55:11 UTC 2007

I think your understanding of copyright is severely flawed. Almost all of
the content on Commons is copyrighted, with the exception of public domain


On 8/24/07, John Smith <rememberthedot at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 8/24/07, Brian <Brian.Mingus at colorado.edu> wrote:
> > IMO, this isn't about law, it's an appeal to Common sense.
> You're right, this has nothing to do with law. It has to do with the
> position that the foundation has taken. Quite simply, the foundation has
> said that copyright is evil. This includes copyright that the Wikimedia
> foundation itself owns. Since it doesn't look like the foundation is going
> to change its position on free content, the only way to eliminate the
> double
> standard would be to impose the same restrictions on Wikimedia-owned
> content
> that we impose on content owned by others.
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