[Commons-l] [Foundation-l] Photographer IDs

David Gerard dgerard at gmail.com
Fri Mar 28 14:41:12 UTC 2008

On 28/03/2008, Adam Brookes <adambro at aebrookes.co.uk> wrote:

> I very much doubt that the Foundation would be happy with having the WMF
>  logo used in any way which may suggest that Commons photographers are in
>  anyway represent the Foundation. The Foundation have been cautious about the
>  Wikinews accreditation process for this very same reason. They want to
>  minimise the risk of exposing the WMF to legal repercussions.

Yeah. The problem is not making up a badge, it's all the legal issues
and project politics surrounding "accreditation".

Is there a nice page somewhere summarising how Wikinews editions deal
with accrediting reporters, which might serve as a comparison?

- d.

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