On Mon, Sep 12, 2011 at 3:11 PM, Gautam John <gau...@prathambooks.org> wrote:
> On 12 September 2011 13:16, Hisham Mundol <hmun...@wikimedia.org> wrote:
>
>> (Some) students in the Pune pilot have copy-pasted copyright material onto
>> their articles.  We are taking these copyvios extremely seriously and here's
>> a summary of the action that we have taken.
>
> You know, Hisham, it's nice that the WMF takes this seriously but we
> might be over blowing it a tad too far. The WMFs policies work really
> well in a 1st world environment where there is great sensitivity to
> copyright and violations. In India, it's a different kettle of fish
> and we need to treat it as such.

feeling Same. Treat it like usual copyright violations happening in
wikipedia, and take precautionary steps. Disabling Leaderboad etc
seems to be little overstretched act. I wonder, how we missed
addressing Copyvios at all in the programme plan?

Anivar

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