Uncyclomedia Constitutional Bylaws

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Article 1[edit]

One-thousand eight-hundred and sixty-five years before the first cheese was brought to Wikiland, our Lord Uscarus Therus created these laws about editing the Uncyclopedia. In this article, Article one, the Copyrights shall be discussed. This is the most sensible page in the Bylaws, so if you are not here to read boring things I recommend to choose another page.

1 (Creative Commons)[edit]

Creative Commons is a non-profit organization working to increase the amount of creative work legally available. Under most copyrights, material is the originator's alone; the Creative Commons license means that anyone can copy, distribute, display, and perform the work (and can make derivative works) PROVIDED THAT:

Attribution 
They give you credit.
Non-Commercial 
They don't use it for commercial purposes.
ShareAlike 
They license it under the same license you used.

See the Deed here

2 (Fair Use)[edit]

What is unacceptable on other wikis and in most contexts is acceptable here. Under United States law (which is where some of our servers are hosted), copyrighted material may be used if it qualifies under fair use. The corresponding concept under Canadian law (which is where our beer and backbacon are stashed, eh?) is that of "fair dealing".

In the (17 U.S.C. 107), "fair use" is defined:

Notwithstanding the provisions of sections 106 and 106A, the fair use of a copyrighted work, including such use by reproduction in copies or phonorecords or by any other means specified by that section, for purposes such as criticism, comment, news reporting, teaching (including multiple copies for classroom use), scholarship, or research, is not an infringement of copyright. In determining whether the use made of a work in any particular case is a fair use the factors to be considered shall include—

  1. the purpose and character of the use, including whether such use is of a commercial nature or is for nonprofit educational purposes;
  2. the nature of the copyrighted work;
  3. the amount and substantiality of the portion used in relation to the copyrighted work as a whole; and
  4. the effect of the use upon the potential market for or value of the copyrighted work.

The fact that a work is unpublished shall not itself bar a finding of fair use if such finding is made upon consideration of all the above factors.[1]

Article 2[edit]

One-thousand eight-hundred and sixty-five years before the first cheese was brought to Wikiland, our Lord Uscarus Therus created these laws about editing the Uncyclopedia. In this article, Article two, the rules of the Unglican Church shall be discussed. This is the most religious page in the Bylaws, so if you are not into religious things I recommend to choose another page.

1 (The Ten Commandments of Uncyclopedia)[edit]

a) Diss Euroipods
b) Make a statment saying Euroipods sucks
  • 9. ???
  • 10. Profit!

2 (The Seven Deadly Sins of Uncyclopedia)[edit]

  • 1. Blood-Lust (Latin, obsessive-compulsive deletion)
  • 2. Excessive NRVing (Latin, ghelae)
  • 3. Red Links (Latin, hinoa)
  • 4. Boredom (Latin, wikipedia)
  • 5. Flamewar (Latin, euroipods)
  • 6. Jealousy (Latin, aaaaaaaaa clone)
  • 7. Pride (Latin, chronarion)

3 (The Seven Holy Virtues of Uncyclopedia)[edit]

  • 1. Courage (Latin, not us)
  • 2. Liberality (Latin, pee review)
  • 3. Self-Control (Latin, definately not us)
  • 4. Ethics (Latin, certainly not us)
  • 5. Patience (Latin, seven-day stay of execution)
  • 6. Kindness (Latin, vfh)
  • 7. Modesty (Latin, stub)
  • http://www4.law.cornell.edu/uscode/17/107.html