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Misrepresentation

Section 5.3 of the guidelines currently reads "When you use a Wikimedia mark under this policy, please use it to represent only the project for which it stands". As a part of an ongoing discussion in the Russian Wikipedia a proposal has been floated to use the inverse Wikipedia logo (routinely used by test.wikipedia.org) for several days to highlight a new ominous turn in the persecution of Wikipedia editors by the Russian government. Please clarify whether test.wikipedia.org and ru.wikipedia.org are considered same project or different ones under the current policy. Deinocheirus (talk) 20:02, 21 December 2023 (UTC)Reply

It's better to provide a link to a translation of the mentioned discussion into English. Here it is through the Yandex Translate: translated.turbopages.org/proxy_u/ru-en.ru.2951826e-65849f59-2f2fa847-74722d776562/https/ru.wikipedia.org/wiki/%D0%92%D0%B8%D0%BA%D0%B8%D0%BF%D0%B5%D0%B4%D0%B8%D1%8F:%D0%A4%D0%BE%D1%80%D1%83%D0%BC/%D0%9E%D0%B1%D1%89%D0%B8%D0%B9 (this translation tool is in the spam list, and Google Translate just doesn't show translation for me: [1]). And the discussion is more about the New Year version of Wikipedia logo rather than any problems with the government. D6194c-1cc (talk) 20:42, 21 December 2023 (UTC)Reply

Can somebody check the Russian Wikipedia guidance on New Year logos to be compatible with the Wikimedia Foundation Trademark Policy: ru:Википедия:Новогодние_логотипы_русской_Википедии? It doesn't mention Wikimedia Foundation Trademark Policy and has requirements only about copyrights. You can see many images that have been chosen to be a New Year Wikipedia logo in the past, but some of them even doesn't incorporate Wikipedia logo and cannot be used as Wikipedia logotypes. D6194c-1cc (talk) 09:42, 23 December 2023 (UTC)Reply

Incorrect link in "Reporting misuse" section

Hi, it looks like the section Policy:Trademark policy § 6.1 Reporting misuse incorrectly includes a link to a mockup of a reporting form, claiming that it is a venue to report misuse of the trademarks. Tollens (talk) 09:27, 16 March 2024 (UTC)Reply

Thank you Tollens for pointing that out! I have gone ahead and removed it as that form is no longer active. --Gregory Varnum (Wikimedia Foundation) [he/him] (talk) 18:00, 20 March 2024 (UTC)Reply