[Foundation-l] Swedish Wikipedians removes Wikimedia logos

Andre Engels andreengels at gmail.com
Tue Mar 30 07:16:46 UTC 2010

On Tue, Mar 30, 2010 at 12:58 AM, Przykuta <przykuta at o2.pl> wrote:
>> > Or just use common sense that it's silly for a Wikimedia project to say it's
>> > not allowed to use a logo own by Wikimedia Foundation....
>> It is not "common sense" to depend on the relationship between the
>> project and the hosting organisation when dealing with free content.
>> downstream users of the content are not Wikimedia projects.
>> --
>> John Vandenberg
> Hmm. It could be uploaded under cc-by-sa (3.0) by user:This_logo_is_one_of_the_official_logos_used_by_the_Wikimedia_Foundation with OTRS ticket

They could, but that doesn't make it right. If someone uploads this
image under cc-by-sa that would be just as much copyright violation as
doing the same with any other image, if that person did not have
permission from the Wikimedia Foundation to do so.

André Engels, andreengels at gmail.com

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