[Foundation-l] Clearing up Wikimedia's media licensing policies

GerardM gerard.meijssen at gmail.com
Thu Feb 8 11:27:11 UTC 2007

When a ND picture qualifies as fair use, the reason why you can maintain the
existence is that it is fair use. The fact that it is also available as a ND
is irrelevant and would be a reason for deletion.

On 2/8/07, Andre Engels <andreengels at gmail.com> wrote:
> 2007/2/8, Gunnar René Øie <gunnarre at nvg.ntnu.no>:
> > Because if the fair use claim is valid and strong enough, then
> > commercial re-users can use those fair-use images. Non-commercial and
> > "Wikipedia only"? Not so.
> >
> Can they? The en-wp fair use rationale states that it is valid fair use
> "On the English-language Wikipedia hosted on servers in the United States
> by
> the non-profit Wikimedia Foundation."
> And what about ND images? If there is an image that is fair use on a page,
> and the rationale is strong enough to allow me to use it, then surely I
> would be allowed to use an ND image at the same place.
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