[Foundation-l] Board meeting in Rotterdam later this week

senpai wikisenpai at gmail.com
Mon Jan 15 08:14:25 UTC 2007

Also if an italian citizien make something by (for example) Florida 
territory on en.wiki, the italian law have Jurisdiction.


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>> The biggest error I see here is that people are trying to limit language
>> versions of Wikipedia so that they comply with the laws of the country
>> where the language is primarily spoken. But that's fruitless. The
>> Italian Wikipedia (hosted in Florida) isn't under Italian law just
>> because it's in Italian. Nor are Italian citizens liable for something
>> on the Italian Wikipedia just because the page is in Italian.
> I politely disagree. When the person doing something has the Italian
> nationality, and the person commits the act from italian territory,
> and the claiment is italian, an italian judge might well decide to
> consider the claim, despite the servers being in the us.
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