and I'm wondering how they will sue for importing content that is on free

On 6 September 2012 10:21, Alice Wiegand <awieg...@wikimedia.org> wrote:

> Hi all,
> on behalf of the Board of Trustees I'm glad to announce the following
> statement about the travel guide RfC
> http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Requests_for_comment/Travel_Guide :
> Through the RfC, it is clear our community has reached consensus in
> favor of the creation of a travel guide. The Board supports the
> community decision to create a dedicated project for the collection of
> free multilingual travel resources. We believe there is an enormous
> amount of space for multiple wiki-based projects with travel content
> and welcome the contributions of community members from around the
> world.
> We look forward to having a project that can provide additional
> content for other travel sites to reuse and benefit from, which we
> believe this site will do.
> As a project supported by the Wikimedia Foundation, it will be subject
> to the movement vision, mission, and values, as well as the Foundation
> Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. However, like all other Wikimedia
> projects, the community of contributors is responsible for the
> management and creation of the content, policies, rules, and
> governance of the new project. The community will be responsible for
> organizing the travel guide project, and once they have put all of the
> necessary pieces together and provided them to the Foundation staff,
> the Wikimedia Foundation will make the necessary technical adjustments
> to support the site. We look forward to a new project and appreciate
> the community taking the initiative to make this possible.
> As we have reported in a blogpost [1], Internet Brands has filed a
> lawsuit against community members, and, in response, Wikimedia
> Foundation has filed a complaint against Internet Brands [2]. This
> lawsuit by Internet Brands is not going to intimidate the Foundation
> or stop the process.
> [1]
> http://blog.wikimedia.org/2012/09/05/wikimedia-foundation-seeks-declaratory-relief-in-response-to-legal-threats-from-internet-brands/
> [2]
> https://wikimediafoundation.org/wiki/File:WMF_complaint_for_declaratory_judgement_September_2012.pdf
> Regards, Alice.
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