[Foundation-l] Attribution survey, first results

geni geniice at gmail.com
Mon Mar 9 20:28:17 UTC 2009

2009/3/9 Milos Rancic <millosh at gmail.com>:
> And Kenyans would care about US and European copyright laws? :))) And
> we would care why they didn't attribute us? In such cases, those who
> care from both sides are maybe ignorants, maybe idealists, but they
> are definitely stupid.

Kenyan copyright law is ultimately derived from English law .

> Should we treat such persons systematically or it is better to add
> some exceptional rules? Something like to give a mandate to WMF to
> solve problems of types like giving a formal permission to the
> government of Central African Republic (or to some NGO which operates
> there) to print Wikipedia editions in English and Swahili without any
> attribution (even they don't need it). Or for spoken editions for
> education of blind persons?

There is no legal way to do that nor is there any real benefit in doing so.

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