[Foundation-l] Dealing with Live-mirrors

Andrew Gray shimgray at gmail.com
Thu Jun 7 16:42:49 UTC 2007

On 07/06/07, Aphaia <aphaia at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 5/31/07, Brion Vibber <brion at wikimedia.org> wrote:
> > Hash: SHA1
> >
> > Mathias Schindler wrote:
> > > I can imagine that this is a time-consuming and sometimes frustrating
> > > effort.
> >
> > Honestly we don't spend a lot of effort on it.
> Relevant question: if a website hosts our mirror (not as live-feed,
> but using the dumb), but uses our brand (say "XX[their trademark]
> Wikipedia"), can we hinder them to download our content?

There would be no practical way to do so - how could we stop one
person among a thousand getting the dump? - making the question pretty

We can, however, send them lots of politely worded nasty letters...

- Andrew Gray
  andrew.gray at dunelm.org.uk

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