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> Copyright infringement on the WR logo
post Sun 1st April 2012, 6:31pm
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QUOTE(Web Fred @ Sun 1st April 2012, 3:36am) *
And the other guy has more money!

Did the person who did the WP globe logo at least get paid for it, then? I'm guessing no.

Anyway, it's been rare, but things like this have happened before, where someone takes it into their head to make some sort of silly "point" on Wikipedia that's supposedly on our behalf, but is really meant to embarrass us and get revenge for some perceived slight or other. In the past, these efforts have usually been quashed almost immediately by WP admins who, in some cases reluctantly, have come to understand that this isn't how we've done things around here (and that critics' forums in general are both useful and inevitable). Now, those admins are not as willing to help out on Wikipedia, since everything here is in flux at the moment and they don't know what to think or how to react to these kinds of activities.

In this case, however, I'm 100-percent certain that Mr. Wikitaka's actions on Wikipedia concerning the WR logo are entirely his own idea and are specifically meant to "kick us while we're down." Luckily, nobody really cares. But in the interest of not having anyone here waste any more time, I would just say that the best thing to do here would be to ignore it for now, but maybe keep the "ol' ban-hammer" handy (both here and there) in case of repeat performances.
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