[Foundation-l] Swedish Wikipedians removes Wikimedia logos

John Vandenberg jayvdb at gmail.com
Tue Mar 30 23:03:52 UTC 2010

On Wed, Mar 31, 2010 at 2:22 AM, Mike Godwin <mgodwin at wikimedia.org> wrote:
> (Resent with correct subject header)
> John Vandenberg writes:
>> By the way, check out <http://sv.wikipedia.org/wiki/Volvo>. ?I hope no one
>> > thinks Swedish Wikipedians (or anyone else) is free to reuse the Volvo
>> logo
>> > without a license.
>> That image is in the PD as it does not meet the threshold of
>> originality.  Why do they do not need a license?
> Are you saying that Volvo takes the position that the Volvo logo "does not
> meet the threshold of originality" and therefore is not copyrightable?  Can
> you cite a source on this?

Are you saying that the PD tag on this page is incorrect?


John Vandenberg

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