[Foundation-l] About Wikiepdia.org
morton.thomas at googlemail.com
Wed Jun 1 13:03:50 UTC 2011
Unfortunately this is the side effect of running a big website; people
register the typos and put up spam sites under them.
There are ways to seize or recover the domains, but it can be a pain.
On 1 June 2011 14:01, FT2 <ft2.wiki at gmail.com> wrote:
> Endorse Foundation action on this obvious bad-faith domain which trades off
> the name and domain of Wikipedia and the proportion of users who will
> mis-spell it.
> Is there a way to identify the most common other mis-spellings and how
> common they are?
> On Wed, Jun 1, 2011 at 1:40 PM, HW <waihorace at yahoo.com.hk> wrote:
> > Dear all,
> > Now, some user report that the website wikiepdia.org is copying the
> > Wikipedia
> > logo without Wikimedia Foundation permission. And, it will make user
> > misunderstand it is the real Wikipedia. Same case happen in wikiedia.org,
> > and
> > the website all is redirect to http://www.inforewardsurvey.com/ . Should
> > the
> > Wikimedia Foundation take action? See http://zhwp.org/WP:COMPLAINT
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