[Foundation-l] Celebrity pictures

Gerard Meijssen gerard.meijssen at gmail.com
Sat Aug 26 23:37:32 UTC 2006

Garion96 wrote:
> On 8/26/06, Birgitte SB <birgitte_sb at yahoo.com> wrote:
>> I agree this is an instance where chapters are very
>> useful.  I didn't mean to imply that nothing should be
>> sent on to the Foundation.  But if the individual
>> editors take care of the easy ones.  And also gather a
>> list of the exact contact info of people who requested
>> to deal with someone official.  Well providing that
>> list to one the commitees or something is a different
>> proposition than asking the Foundation to gather free
>> photos of celebrities for Wikipedia in general terms.
>> Birgitte SB
> Whether a chapter, the foundation or an officer for obtaining open content
> material (I do like that idea) writes it doesn't matter yes. As long as it
> looks official to the persons/companies receiving. But I also wouldn't mind
> if the foundation itself did it, considering the (possibly legal) mess of
> fair use images on en.wikipedia. Which is where this whole idea originated.
> Garion96
The WMF does have a lot of work and too few people to do things. When 
the Foundation is to these things as well, when do they have time to do 
their Foundation work?

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