There is copyright law in India for last many decades and most people were/are 
following the same before wikipedia had not taken a birth. There is no need to 
make generic comments on Indians for no reason. We are Indians and we should be 
proud of that.....
With Regards,

Mandar V. Kulkarni

> From: Srikanth Lakshmanan <>
>To: Wikimedia India Community list <> 
>Sent: Tuesday, 17 January 2012, 18:16
>Subject: Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] [Press]: The Indian Express : "Would Gandhi 
>have been a Wikipedian?"
>On Tue, Jan 17, 2012 at 18:07, Béria Lima <> wrote:
>Actually I do because there is a note: "Important Note : The publisher ( The 
>Indian Express ) of the above news 
article owns the copyrights of the article / content. Request to kindly 
not reproduce or circulate the content further. The information is only 
shared only with an internal community who have been featured on this 
article.  All copyrights are duly acknowledged." (bold is mine)
>You are free to forward just the links. Reproducing verbatim elsewhere might 
>not go well with "fair use". Also heard elsewhere on another list on the same 
>topic that news is meant to be shared, so no harm. Frankly all this obsession 
>on copyright only after editing Wikipedia, otherwise since when people in 
>India thought of copyright seriously.
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