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Re: Wikipedia & Tor & ... moderators?
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- Date: Sun, 25 Dec 2005 07:16:34 -0500
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On 12/25/05, Matthew Seth Flaschen <superm40@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> One important issue is copyright. It
> is necessary to ensure that you comply with the terms of the GFDL and
> avoid copyright infringement. The easiest way to do so is to clearly
> inform users of the "Wikipedia-proxy" service that contributions are
> released into the public domain. This means you are free to post them
> to Wikipedia (or anywhere else...).
It should be noted that many countries do not allow their citizens to
release copyrighted works into the public domain. And, in fact, most
of these same countries don't allow their citizens to waive their
right to attribution.
So if you're going to do this, you're better off attributing the
content to the people who wrote it.