Re: [Wikimedia-l] Copy and paste

2012-10-20 Thread Ray Saintonge
On 10/17/12 10:26 PM, James Heilman wrote: We really need a plagiarism detection tool so that we can make sure our sources are not simply copy and pastes of older versions of Wikipedia. Today I was happily improving our article on pneumonia as I have a day off. I came across a recommendation

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikimedia Announcements] Wikimedia Foundation Seeks Declaratory Relief in response to Legal Threats from Internet Brands

2012-09-12 Thread Ray Saintonge
On 09/11/12 4:29 AM, Thomas Morton wrote: No comment on whether they *can* prove this as I haven't seen the email in question, or the other evidence. But on the face of it there may be some case to answer. A response from the defendants may clear up the matter. Seeing as the intent is to

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Copyright on Xrays

2012-08-20 Thread Ray Saintonge
On 08/20/12 12:17 PM, geni wrote: On 20 August 2012 12:52, David Gerard dger...@gmail.com wrote: On 20 August 2012 12:50, Anthony wikim...@inbox.org wrote: On Mon, Aug 20, 2012 at 7:47 AM, David Gerard dger...@gmail.com wrote: I'm sure that collectively we can bloviate with the best of 'em

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Copyright on Xrays

2012-08-20 Thread Ray Saintonge
On 08/20/12 2:01 PM, Michael Peel wrote: OK, so the moderation of this mailing list appears to be broken (surely such emails should at least be held for approval by a moderator?). But please see my previous email (which I sent after hitting the 'reply' button)… Thanks, Mike It seems like a

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Copyright on Xrays

2012-08-20 Thread Ray Saintonge
On 08/20/12 10:27 AM, Cynthia Ashley-Nelson wrote: In the US, the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) governs release of medical information, which includes any medium, including spoken, written, or electronically stored. This includes videos, photographs, and

Re: [Wikimedia-l] photography restrictions at the Olympics

2012-07-28 Thread Ray Saintonge
On 07/27/12 7:15 AM, wiki-l...@phizz.demon.co.uk wrote: wikim...@inbox.org wrote: On Fri, Jul 27, 2012 at 3:35 AM, Ray Saintongesainto...@telus.net wrote: I don't see that joint authorship enters into this at all. I think it's safe to assume that the one holding the camera is the one making

Re: [Wikimedia-l] photography restrictions at the Olympics

2012-07-27 Thread Ray Saintonge
On 07/26/12 3:51 PM, Anthony wrote: On Thu, Jul 26, 2012 at 6:23 PM, Ray Saintongesainto...@telus.net wrote: Copyrights wouldn't apply because you own the copyrights in the pictures you take. Maybe. You own the copyright fully if you are the sole contributor of the creative input which went

Re: [Wikimedia-l] photography restrictions at the Olympics

2012-07-27 Thread Ray Saintonge
On 07/26/12 6:47 PM, birgitte...@yahoo.com wrote: On Jul 26, 2012, at 4:23 AM, wiki-l...@phizz.demon.co.uk wrote: kikkocrist...@gmail.com wrote: Sources for the restrictions: * http://www.tickets.london2012.com/purchaseterms.html * PDF: http://j.mp/london2012prohibited I really can't

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Apparently, Wikipedia is ugly

2012-07-26 Thread Ray Saintonge
On 07/25/12 12:48 PM, Andreas Kolbe wrote: So there were how many years of faffing about before they hired *one guy* for this project? This is an organisation with a $20m annual budget, now acquiring umpteen paid chapter officials. The paid chapter officials are employees of the chapters

Re: [Wikimedia-l] photography restrictions at the Olympics

2012-07-26 Thread Ray Saintonge
On 07/26/12 2:23 AM, wiki-l...@phizz.demon.co.uk wrote: kikkocrist...@gmail.com wrote: Sources for the restrictions: * http://www.tickets.london2012.com/purchaseterms.html * PDF: http://j.mp/london2012prohibited I really can't figure out the difference between your example about personality

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Apparently, Wikipedia is ugly

2012-07-26 Thread Ray Saintonge
On 07/26/12 4:41 AM, birgitte...@yahoo.com wrote: On Jul 26, 2012, at 5:33 AM, Andreas Kolbejayen...@gmail.com wrote: On Thu, Jul 26, 2012 at 7:42 AM, Ray Saintongesainto...@telus.net wrote: On 07/25/12 12:48 PM, Andreas Kolbe wrote: So there were how many years of faffing about before they

Re: [Wikimedia-l] photography restrictions at the Olympics

2012-07-26 Thread Ray Saintonge
On 07/26/12 9:31 AM, Peter Coombe wrote: Unfortunately people will still be bombarded with coverage of it from everywhere else, so probably a futile gesture. We may not be able to get photos of the glamorous sporting events to illustrate our articles, but there are plenty of associated events

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Protest against ACTA/Mexico in Spanish Wikinews

2012-07-25 Thread Ray Saintonge
On 07/24/12 4:32 PM, Juergen Fenn wrote: FYI: Spanish Wikinews today bears a site notice in protest against the Mexican government signing the ACTA agreement. It says: The internet must remain free. The Freedom of the internet is in peril. The Spanish Wikinews community has issued a press