With the agreement of the Board, I have enabled local uploads on the
English edition of Wikinews.
I ask other language editions that are interested in fair use to
formulate a similar whitelist policy for cases in which fair use should
be allowed. The emphasis is on *whitelist* - any case not covered by the
policy should be quickly deleted.
Once a policy is developed, please report it on foundation-l or
wikinews-l to move forward with enabling local uploads. A brief summary
of your policy in English would be very helpful.
For reference, the English fair use policy is at:
As before, the Wikimedia Commons should be used for any free content media.