[Foundation-l] Copies of Wikipedia's articles found on Knol

Gregory Maxwell gmaxwell at gmail.com
Mon Jul 28 17:11:04 UTC 2008

On Mon, Jul 28, 2008 at 1:06 PM, geni <geniice at gmail.com> wrote:
> No read the Terms of service "8.      License to Google." is not
> compatible with the GFDL. Same reason you can't upload GFDL content to
> youtube.

*Same reason you can't legally upload GFDL or CC-By-Sa content for
which you are not the copyright holder to youtube.


(for the benefit of those who are not Geni)
This is not some GFDL-ism: Quite a few of these web 2.0 businesses
require special rights for themselves (usually to further their
lock-in against competition) which you do not have the right to
release unless you're the copyright holder.

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