... cool, but probably not that great a feature for
because copyright violations are widespread as it is. There's a fine
line between making images easily uploadable and, well, discouraging
people from uploading stuff.
Yes, I understand that concern for WMF projects.
Still... making it harder to upload images does not guarantee that
people who manage to do it will be aware of copyright issues. A better
solution would be for example, for any upload dialog (whether it be the
current clunky upload dialog or a better, drag-and-drop improved one)
displays a very prominent message about making sure that the image has
no copyright attached to it (and that, btw, just because you got it on
the web doesn't mean that it doesn't have a copyright).
But improving the interface for working with images
once you've got
them, for embedding them in existing pages, etc. would be great. And
would be nice to not make the upload/licensing wizard
just that, and
not a crazy templated hack.