Professional photographers worried about a contest where the main number of contestants are amateur.

Interesting :-)

Good job guys, this is a sign that we are doing well :P

2011/10/28 Yaroslav M. Blanter <>
On Fri, 28 Oct 2011 15:05:31 +0100, Béria Lima <>
> Someone from French WLM can explain what is going on here:
> (I saw that in WMAR mailing list)
> _____
> *Béria Lima*
> <>(351) 925 171 484
> *Imagine um mundo onde é dada a qualquer pessoa a possibilidade de ter
> livre acesso ao somatório de todo o conhecimento humano. É isso o que
> estamos a fazer <>.*

They strongly oppose WLM since WLM submission is associated with signing
the free license, and they believe free licenses violate the rights of the
photographer. The actual reason is most probably the fear of competition
(in my opinion, completely unjustified).


Miguel Ángel García
Wikimedia España