[Foundation-l] [Wikisource-l] Fwd: ACTA analysis?

Federico Leva (Nemo) nemowiki at gmail.com
Wed Jan 25 12:47:39 UTC 2012

Klaus Graf, 25/01/2012 13:11:
> I think there is a much more important issue we should discuss.
> http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Commons:Deletion_requests/All_files_copyrighted_in_the_US_under_the_URAA
> The US-centric WS may neglect it because there is widespread opinion
> that human beeings can only live in the US but for all European
> Wikisource branches this is VERY VERY important. I cannot understand
> that the danger to loose important parts of our work doesn't matter.
> We can move the media from Commons to the local wikis but what if -
> worst case - the WMF decides not to tolerate media or TEXTS not PD in
> the US on WMF servers (without fair use rationale, see en WP)?

The WMF has already decided so in 2007, as mentioned just a few days ago 
about it.source, which had to move texts to a WMIT-hosted server: 
(and section above, linked there).


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