[Foundation-l] WMF/EFF and Copyright extension

geni geniice at gmail.com
Wed Feb 20 20:02:34 UTC 2008

On 20/02/2008, David Gerard <dgerard at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 20/02/2008, Brian McNeil <brian.mcneil at wikinewsie.org> wrote:
>  > I think "theft" is too loaded a word.
>  >  How about "Depriving the public domain of culturally significant material"?
> "theft of the public domain" is a phrase that ties in with the
>  campaigns of various digital rights organisations fighting against the
>  same copyright extension in the EU.

The wikimedia foundation is not however a digital rights organization
and doesn't really have a mandate to be one. The foundation is more in
the position of an interested party than a campaigning organization.


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