[Foundation-l] NPG still violating copyright

Thomas Dalton thomas.dalton at gmail.com
Mon Jun 13 11:38:26 UTC 2011

On 13 June 2011 09:47, Scott MacDonald <doc.wikipedia at ntlworld.com> wrote:
> Hm, I'm afraid that is not sufficient. :-) It's CC-BY-SA.
>> *Surely* the NPG should be able to figure out that by doing this,
>> they're leaving themselves wide open to copyright suits from all the
>> hundreds of thousands of smart, motivated geeks who HIT THE GODDAMN
>> ROOF when they sent that legal threat. They've so far scraped through
>> on other people not being the sort of arseholes they were, but I find
>> it difficult to picture how they've considered that a safe policy
>> going forward.
>> - d.
> Unfortunately, my legal action fund won't stretch to it. However, I suspect
> a press release from WMF or even the UK chapter should do the trick.

A press release is only one step before actually filing court papers.
A friendly chat (which Liam is doing now) comes first and then comes a
firmly worded letter from a solicitor. We shouldn't even be
considering press releases at this stage, they would do more harm than

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