Todd Allen wrote:
But what if we do? We don't need an image to
illustrate every anime
character that has an article, or to show the cover of every album, or a
screenshot of every video game. We can have pop culture articles without
nonfree images. No nonfree images is an option. So even 2 million pop
culture articles wouldn't necessitate one single free image. The German
Wikipedia seems to do just fine with that, I think we would too.
I've always wondered how many Germans "sneak over" via interwiki
to look at the forbidden pictures on en: . Certainly the urge to include
images of copyrighted things is plenty strong at de: , they're always
using pictures of building signs, Halloween costumes, and other
semi-plausible subterfuges to get copyrighted imagery into their articles.