Comments on: Oh, Facebook – Why Must You Rehost Wikipedia?!? http://www.nodalbits.com/bits/oh-facebook-why-must-you-rehost-wikipedia/ Chris Silver Smith blogging on Search Engine Marketing, Local SEO, Technology & more. Tue, 07 Feb 2017 07:28:04 +0000 hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.7.5 By: Who Will Own Local Data? Search Engines, Yellow Pages, Aggegators Or Social Media? http://www.nodalbits.com/bits/oh-facebook-why-must-you-rehost-wikipedia/comment-page-1/#comment-1576 Mon, 13 Sep 2010 12:01:54 +0000 http://www.nodalbits.com/?p=245#comment-1576 […] Wikipedia itself threatens to become the central database of places, with its increasingly-structured addition of addresses and geocoordinates along with absorption of its local content into Google Maps and Facebook. […]

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By: Optimizing Facebook Status Updates For Local Marketing http://www.nodalbits.com/bits/oh-facebook-why-must-you-rehost-wikipedia/comment-page-1/#comment-983 Mon, 16 Aug 2010 11:01:17 +0000 http://www.nodalbits.com/?p=245#comment-983 […] Some of these types of “community pages” are light on content, while in other cases Facebook has sucked in Wikipedia articles to populate them out a bit […]

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By: Silver http://www.nodalbits.com/bits/oh-facebook-why-must-you-rehost-wikipedia/comment-page-1/#comment-730 Wed, 28 Jul 2010 16:38:33 +0000 http://www.nodalbits.com/?p=245#comment-730 One thing which makes many of us uncomfortable is that many aspects of CC or GFDL licensing really has not been fully tested — for instance, if one takes and modifies Wikipedia content, that modified content is now also supposed to be CC/GFDL. So, as Facebook takes a portion of a Wikipedia article and places it on their page, how much of that page then becomes free and open for anyone to take and use? Facebook continues to display their own Copyright notice at the bottoms of these hybrid pages — but, doesn’t their adoption of the CC/GFDL content then negate their claim to copyright? I don’t believe there’s precedent set by a court for this question, yet.

It reminds me of the recent kerfluffle between WordPress and Thesis over whether Thesis could realistically defend copyright of their work on top of the WordPress platform which required GFDL…

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By: Tim Armstrong http://www.nodalbits.com/bits/oh-facebook-why-must-you-rehost-wikipedia/comment-page-1/#comment-727 Wed, 28 Jul 2010 14:18:45 +0000 http://www.nodalbits.com/?p=245#comment-727 I wonder whether hiding WP content behind FB’s walled garden is really compatible with the “Share Alike” obligation of the applicable CC license?

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