Talk:KAL 007: Survivor reports and whereabouts
I believe this article may not be plagiarism - it may have been posted by the original author. If that is the case, can the author please provide appropriate documentation so that we understand that this is not plagiarism? Thank you. --Hsmom 13:45, 14 October 2008 (EDT)
- Now you're going a bit too fast and jumping to conclusions. The website where this material came from was written by the same person who wrote this article. Page was reverted. Karajou 14:41, 14 October 2008 (EDT)
- Karajou, I realized that might be the case after I changed the page. I apologize to you and to the original author for jumping the gun. However, I do think it's important that the author documents here on Conservapedia that it is the same content and that it is OK for it to be used. (I've seen other pages here where the author explained that he had created an article here using text he had written for another site. Because he explained this on the talk page, it was clear that permission was given and the material was not plagiarized on either site.)
- Also, the original web site has a copyright notice, so I'm not sure how that transfers. If it is copyrighted there, is it still copyrighted here? How does that work? I know there has been some discussion of whether the information here is copyrighted or public domain or something in between, but I haven't been following it. Again, my apologies. Since copyright violations are a serious legal issue, and the original page had a clear copyright notice, I moved quickly, but in this case I was wrong.
- (Also, I'd love to see a better intro paragraph, so that the casual reader has some clue as to what the article is about. I'd write one but I don't have the background to do so.)
- --Hsmom 15:42, 14 October 2008 (EDT)
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- Doesn't User:BertSchlossberg give up his copyright claim when he posts his work here? If not, shouldn't there be some kind of notice on the page if the author still holds the copyright? And how does that work if others edit the page, and it is no longer just his work? Not trying to be a pain, just genuinely concerned that there may be some problems here. I want User:BertSchlossberg to get credit for his work, and retain ownership of it if that is his wish. --Hsmom 13:47, 15 October 2008 (EDT)
I have added an intro as suggestedBert Schlossberg 03:10, 15 October 2008 (EDT)
- I love the intro - everything makes a lot more sense now! --Hsmom 13:47, 15 October 2008 (EDT)