As part of the Structured Data on Commons program, Jonathan Morgan and
Sandra Fauconnier were able to interview a number of GLAM project
participants or include them in a survey, to examine how Commons is used by
that community and how we could support them. In the research, they
highlight a number of both social and technological challenges faced by
that group, alongside the needs of the Commons community.
I highly recommend either reading the report, or watching the the video
Learn more about how the communities behind Wikipedia, Wikidata and other
Wikimedia projects partner with cultural heritage organizations:
Just found about him from the credits of a popular video tutorial:
(I see he's also mentioned on a page of the Creative Commons wiki, my
It would be nice to make a blog post/interview with him about how a free
license is not incompatible with earning money, even for musicians.
That said, perhaps we should think about integrating a link to a
CC-friendly printshop that can produce prints roughly at cost, perhaps with
the WP URL and license on the back. (prints are basically the only service
In the US I use shortrunposters, ~$4 for a 2'x3' print (so, 5% the cost of
fineartamerica); I bet there are others.
On Wed, Jan 3, 2018 at 10:34 AM, Nicolas VIGNERON <
> Hi all,
> TLDR: someone is stealing WLM photo on https://fineartamerica.com/
> profiles/paul-fearn.html?tab=artwork&page=11 :/
> Longer story: WMFR just received an OTRS message from a WLM competitor who
> discovered that someone is wrongly taking credits for its WLM photos (and
> other WLM files and other files from Commons apparently) on the
> fineartamerica website. This competitor send a mail to this website and
> asked if WMFR can help in any way.
> So now, I'm sending you this mail to know whether you had to deal with
> things like this or if you have any ideas of what should be done.
> Cdlt, ~nicolas
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