[Foundation-l] Swedish Wikipedians removes Wikimedia logos

Mike Godwin mnemonic at gmail.com
Tue Mar 30 00:48:11 UTC 2010

On Mon, Mar 29, 2010 at 5:38 PM, Marcus Buck <me at marcusbuck.org> wrote:

> Mike Godwin hett schreven:
>  My guess, admittedly based on nothing but anecdotal evidence, is that the
>> Swedish Wikipedians who created this largely artificial and unnecessary
>> dispute have not consulted independent trademark and copyright experts
>> with
>> regard to the rationale for their decision.
> Might be true, I don't know. You are an expert, so share your knowledge.
> What's the difference between e.g. Coca Cola with it's PD-old logo and
> Wikimedia? Why do we need copyright restrictions to protect our projects
> when Coca Cola (or any other company/organization with non-copyrighted logo)
> does not?

This is explained in the policy document I posted a link for.


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