10 Downing Street ripping off WordPress theme developer

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Anthony Baggett, the developer of my lovely Darkwater WP theme, has had one of his themes ripped off by none other than Gordon Brown, Prime Minister.
If you look at the bottom of my blog you’ll see a link to Anthony’s website. This is part of the Creative Commons 3.0 licence, which means that under the terms of use that link has to be there whether I modify the theme or not (I have as it happens). This attribution has been removed from the No 10 site.

Anthony’s been in touch with the developers, New Media Maze, but he says “it hasn’t gone well”.

EDIT 21/08/08: The developers have responded to the allegations here.

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