[Foundation-l] Live mirrors

Sebastian Moleski sebmol at gmail.com
Wed May 30 19:05:18 UTC 2007

On 5/30/07, Klaus Graf <klausgraf at googlemail.com> wrote:
> I cannot see that blocking life mirrors is allowed by the GNU FDL:
> "You may not use technical measures to obstruct or control the reading
> or further copying of the copies you make or distribute."

It certainly is. Wikimedia can freely choose who it will distribute its
licensed content to. Users accessing Wikimedia sites with a web browser are
fine. Live mirrors leeching bandwidth are not. There is nothing that
mandates Wikimedia to distribute its contents to everyone for every reason
for no price.


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