[Foundation-l] Google Translate now assists with human translations of Wikipedia articles
Brian.Mingus at colorado.edu
Tue Jun 9 22:58:51 UTC 2009
I don't agree with this interpretation. Google provides an interface whereby
the user enters the URL to a Wikipedia article and Google imports the text
into their own service. The user does no importing.
On Tue, Jun 9, 2009 at 4:47 PM, geni <geniice at gmail.com> wrote:
> 2009/6/9 Amir E. Aharoni <amir.aharoni at gmail.com>:
> > On Wed, Jun 10, 2009 at 00:54, geni<geniice at gmail.com> wrote:
> >> 2009/6/9 Brian <Brian.Mingus at colorado.edu>:
> >>> We should take the ToS to make sure the translated text can be CC-BY-SA
> >>> licensed.
> >>> /Brian
> >> Under Google's TOS you cannot enter CC or GFDL produced by someone
> >> else into the translation tool.
> > Where exactly do the TOS say it? I couldn't find it.
> "By submitting your content through the Service, you grant Google the
> permission to use your content permanently to promote, improve or
> offer the Services"
> "By submitting, posting or displaying the content you give Google a
> perpetual, irrevocable, worldwide, royalty-free, and non-exclusive
> licence to reproduce, adapt, modify, translate, publish, publicly
> perform, publicly display and distribute any Content which you submit,
> post or display on or through, the Services."
> You can't grant those rights if the copyright is held by a third
> party. As a result you can't feed someone elses CC or GFDL content
> into the system. There are probably other issues but the TOS is
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