[Foundation-l] WMF blog post on Italian Wikipedia

Federico Leva (Nemo) nemowiki at gmail.com
Thu Oct 6 13:40:59 UTC 2011

emijrp, 05/10/2011 17:23:
> When people reuse content in other websites/blogs/etc, they have to copy the
> article text and link to Italian Wikipedia where you can check the entire
> history and authors. That is how attribution is given. It is explained here
> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Reusing_Wikipedia_content
> Now, most of all the attributions to Italian Wikipedia contents on the
> Internet are broken.

Only reusers would be violating the license and I don't think that 
disattending a point of the license for 43 hours could be considered a 
serious violation.
In any case, yes, reusers are taking their risks when they follow the 
easiest way for attribution.


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