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swik.net is copying planetpostgresql content

From: Andreas 'ads' Scherbaum <adsmail(at)wars-nicht(dot)de>
To: pgsql-advocacy(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: swik.net is copying planetpostgresql content
Date: 2008-05-26 20:26:46
Message-ID: 20080526222646.3f40cba8@iridium.wars-nicht.de (view raw or flat)
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Hello all,

found this one during a Google search:

http://swik.net/PostgreSQL/Planet+Postgresql

It seems this wiki is fetching all Planet PostgreSQL content and adding
anything to their own wiki - without even a link back to planet.
Any planet link is rewritten to match the wiki structure.
The PG planet is not the only website in question, they fetch much more
blogs: http://zeitgeist.swik.net/  http://swik.net/?randomproject
In addition they change any license to: "All original text is available
as Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike".

This behavior gives (of course) top positions in any search engine
result - but i'm not sure that all planet feeds find this amusing.

Just spoke with Devrim about that and his opinion is to let the
community decide.


So is there anything we want to do? The wrong/changed license and
the missing links back to the original website are at least
questionable.


Kind regards

-- 
				Andreas 'ads' Scherbaum
German PostgreSQL User Group

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