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

Brian Brian.Mingus at colorado.edu
Thu Jan 8 22:42:21 UTC 2009

Who owns the copyright for the selection, coordination or arrangement of the


On Thu, Jan 8, 2009 at 3:33 PM, Thomas Dalton <thomas.dalton at gmail.com>wrote:

> 2009/1/8 Brian <Brian.Mingus at colorado.edu>:
> > 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.
> IANAL, but I think you need to have had a creative input in the work
> to hold a copyright to it, what creative input has WMF had is
> combining all the articles into one dump?
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