Re: [Wikimedia-l] Defamation of Wikipedia in a Telugu (te) Motion Picture

2017-10-05 Thread Swapnil Karambelkar
It can prove to be a grave threat to wiki users as well as contributors since their login id and passwords can be stolen moreover privacy issues and vandalism, malpractices issues can arise later on if these logins are used in wiki itself .please look into the matter on legal as well as technical

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Defamation of Wikipedia in a Telugu (te) Motion Picture

2017-10-05 Thread Chico Venancio
I opened devtools here and this is what I could gather, bywiki.com seems to be a very thin layer over wikimedia itself. The first calls are to bywiki domain (and seem to be actually cached from wikimedia servers with some extra added code, including added advertisement with a bidvertiser script).

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Defamation of Wikipedia in a Telugu (te) Motion Picture

2017-10-05 Thread James Heilman
To add to my prior comments, while bywiki.com is very well put together there are trademark issues that need to be addressed. Plus the log-in setup could confuse Wikipedians into giving away their user name and password. I will pass this along to legal and hopefully we can get the site to address

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Defamation of Wikipedia in a Telugu (te) Motion Picture

2017-10-05 Thread James Heilman
It is a beautifully done copy of Wikipedia. The history tab, talk pages, and user pages all work and thus appropriate attribution is present. The content is up to date. My IP is blocked so not sure how well editing works. This mirror gives me greater concern https://everipedia.org/ in that they

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Defamation of Wikipedia in a Telugu (te) Motion Picture

2017-10-05 Thread Andy Mabbett
On 5 October 2017 at 12:34, Swapnil Karambelkar wrote: > copy of Hindi > wikipedia also using WMF logos,etc.it seems to be violating the > norms,please comment and look into the matter . > > https://hi.bywiki.com Not just hi.Wikipedia - see, for example,

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Defamation of Wikipedia in a Telugu (te) Motion Picture

2017-10-05 Thread Swapnil Karambelkar
Introducing myself, I am Swapnil Karambelkar from Madhya Pradesh, India. My user name is "Swapnil.Karambelkar", I've been actively contributing to en Wikipedia and Commons,recently i and our hindi wiki community came to know about following link which is copy of Hindi wikipedia also using WMF

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Defamation of Wikipedia in a Telugu (te) Motion Picture

2017-10-02 Thread Arjuna Rao Chavala
Hi On Sun, Sep 17, 2017 at 9:15 PM, Krishna Chaitanya Velaga < kcvel...@wikimedia.in> wrote: > Greetings, > > Introducing myself, I am Krishna Chaitanya Velaga from Andhra Pradesh, > India. My user name is "Krishna Chaitanya Velaga", I've been actively > contributing to en Wikipedia and Commons

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Defamation of Wikipedia in a Telugu (te) Motion Picture

2017-09-26 Thread Gergő Tisza
It looks like the publisher created a hoax/in-universe article about the main character of the movie, which is what the trailer is referring to: https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Special:Undelete=Theda+Singh=20170820143048 Not cool but still not a defamation.

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Defamation of Wikipedia in a Telugu (te) Motion Picture

2017-09-26 Thread Isaac Olatunde
I must agree with Asaf here. Fwiw, this isn't a defamatory and I think legal action should be restricted to serious issues. Regards, Isaac. On Sep 26, 2017 7:09 PM, "Asaf Bartov" wrote: > Hi, Krishna. > > First of all, this isn't "defamation", which is a precise legal

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Defamation of Wikipedia in a Telugu (te) Motion Picture

2017-09-26 Thread Shlomi Fish
Hi, On Sun, 17 Sep 2017 21:15:36 +0530 Krishna Chaitanya Velaga wrote: > Greetings, > > Introducing myself, I am Krishna Chaitanya Velaga from Andhra Pradesh, > India. My user name is "Krishna Chaitanya Velaga", I've been actively > contributing to en Wikipedia and

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Defamation of Wikipedia in a Telugu (te) Motion Picture

2017-09-26 Thread Asaf Bartov
Hi, Krishna. First of all, this isn't "defamation", which is a precise legal term, that is best not bandied about too lightly. Secondly, Wikipedia is mentioned often in popular media these days, not always in a very factual manner. It is hard to imagine such casual mentions have any significant

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Defamation of Wikipedia in a Telugu (te) Motion Picture

2017-09-26 Thread FRED BAUDER
edia-l] Defamation of Wikipedia in a Telugu (te) Motion Picture Greetings, Introducing myself, I am Krishna Chaitanya Velaga from Andhra Pradesh, India. My user name is "Krishna Chaitanya Velaga", I've been actively contributing to en Wikipedia and Commons since December 2014. I also fo

[Wikimedia-l] Defamation of Wikipedia in a Telugu (te) Motion Picture

2017-09-26 Thread Krishna Chaitanya Velaga
Greetings, Introducing myself, I am Krishna Chaitanya Velaga from Andhra Pradesh, India. My user name is "Krishna Chaitanya Velaga", I've been actively contributing to en Wikipedia and Commons since December 2014. I also form the Executive Committee of Wikimedia Chapter (India). My mother tongue