[Wikimedia-l] WMF employee writing articles for $300

Nathan nawrich at gmail.com
Mon Jan 6 13:07:32 UTC 2014

On Mon, Jan 6, 2014 at 8:01 AM, Andreas Kolbe <jayen466 at gmail.com> wrote:

> Nathan,
> I am unable to find a mention of sockpuppetry in the Terms of Use, whether
> in Section 4 or elsewhere.
> http://wikimediafoundation.org/wiki/Terms_of_Use
> I don't think there could be such a mention, really, given that project
> policies recognise a number of legitimate uses of socks.
> A.
The term isn't used, but the behavior is clearly encompassed by the
prohibition described in the "Engaging in False Statements, Impersonation
or Fraud" - specifically "using the username of another user with the
intent to deceive."

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