GNU FDL changes

David Gerard dgerard at
Sat Dec 8 11:17:37 UTC 2007

On 08/12/2007, Alfred M. Szmidt <ams at> wrote:

> I thought that anyone contributing to Wikipedia agreed to transfer
> copyright to the Wikipedia foundation (or atleast give the Wikipedia
> Foundation exclusive rights), is this not the case?

Nope, not true in the least. Contributors hold their own copyright,
the Foundation owns almost nothing. The Foundation is a service
provider (CDA section 230), not a publisher.

- d.

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