[Air-l] wikis and restaurants

Dan L Burk burkx006 at umn.edu
Tue Dec 13 15:19:47 PST 2005


> Wikipedia, and other web-sites with community contributed content, are
> not responsible (nor should they be) for the contributions of their
> users (at least in the US). 

Mostly, but not entirely, correct.  OSPs, presumably including Wikipedia,
are not responsible for third-party contributions that are not intellectual
property violations.  Copyright violations, or defamation by the principals
of Wikipedia, are not covered by the CDA safe harbor.  DLB



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