Thanks for the responses.
@Gautham : Thanks to u for ur swift responses.
@Ashwin : Thanks, Ashwin Ji called directly and we had a small discussion
about my concern.
@Arun : Here is the link
the content I posted on Wikipedia for WikiConference India 2011, This is
the link from where I fear the idea was taken. If you take a look @ the
footer of the page, there is a line which specifies that the text present
in the above page is linked with CC_License.
On 28 May 2012 20:41, Arun Ganesh <arun.plane...@gmail.com> wrote:
> On Mon, May 28, 2012 at 8:06 PM, Gautam John <gau...@prathambooks.org>wrote:
>> On 28 May 2012 19:56, Adethya Sudarsanan <adethyas...@gmail.com> wrote:
>> > As far as the issue - to put it plainly, I developed an idea to improve
>> > educational sector using social media. But now I find that some
>> > has adopted the similar methodology. I was just concerned to know if the
>> > idea was taken from me. I am stating that my idea was stolen, but I
>> have my
>> > doubts.
> It is indeed unfortunate that you feel someone stole your idea, but the
> bright side is that if this idea is something that can benefit the
> community at large and help improve the education in the country, then the
> real winner is our economy :)
> I am curious about the creative commons connection though. did you publish
> your idea somewhere under a cc-by-sa license? If you can share what exactly
> the license issue is, I would be happy to help, since I have dealt with a
> lot of copyright violations of my own work.
>> Well, it's entirely possible that they had the idea too, no? None of
>> us have a monopoly on ideas and sometimes, more than one person has
>> the same or similar idea at the same time. It's happened before.
>> > I was confused over the commons license, and so I e-mailed "active"
>> > in the list. But there was no response.
>> Maybe you should have tried the Creative Commons mailing lists? Or
>> even posted her to ask for a general call for help. If nothing else,
>> feel free to email me and I can try and help.
>> Thank you.
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