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OCLC Policy Change

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Putting back content that was lost due to spam edits and not put back when spam was cleared
* [ Difference between the November 2nd version and the November 5th version]
* [ Difference between the November 5th version and the November 19th version]
== Petitions ==
On November 13, 2008, a petition called [ Stop the OCLC powergrab!] was started by Aaron Swartz to repeal the new policy. Background in his blog post, [ Stealing Your Library: The OCLC Powergrab].
On December 1, 2008, Elaine Sanchez created a new [ petition] with more depth and specificity. The petition calls for OCLC to vacate the new policy, create a more open process for revising the 1987 guidelines, and assert that the records are the property of the respective contributing members. Ms. Sanchez [ posted an announcement about it] on the Autocat mailing list.
== Commentary Regarding the Second Revision ==
* Thingology [ OCLC Policy Re-re-released, now in unfriendly PDF]
== Commentary Regarding First Revision (nov 2) ==

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