[Foundation-l] GFDL Q&A update and question

Anthony wikimail at inbox.org
Thu Jan 8 22:30:47 UTC 2009

On Thu, Jan 8, 2009 at 5:24 PM, Brian <Brian.Mingus at colorado.edu> wrote:

> I was under the impression that the WMF does hold a copyright over the
> entirety of a particular Wikipedia as they offer that collection for
> download. And re-users often use these dumps as seeds for their "illegal"
> re-use.
> http://download.wikimedia.org

The WMF doesn't hold a copyright over the dumps, they merely distribute it
(in violation of copyright law, I might add).

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