Wikimedia Foundation Sues To Protect Travel Wiki Project

Law360, New York (September 6, 2012, 8:15 PM EDT) -- Wikimedia Foundation, the nonprofit parent of Wikipedia, filed suit against Internet Brands Inc. in California state court Wednesday, responding to the website operator’s recent efforts to impede the creation of a new travel wiki.

The Wikimedia Foundation contends in the suit that its decision to establish the new travel wiki is legitimate and legal and argued that a recent suit filed by Internet Brands against several of its volunteers was an unfair effort to discourage its plans. Internet Brands currently operates the website Wikitravel.

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