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

David Strauss david at fourkitchens.com
Thu Feb 8 12:37:43 UTC 2007

As I've said many times before, I agree 100%. An image with a non-free 
license *and* a fair-use justification is at least as free as either.

Marco Chiesa wrote:
> GerardM wrote:
>> Hoi,
>> 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.
>> Thanks,
>>     GerardM
> I think this can be a very important point and possibly the solution for 
> the projects in languages which are centered in countries which do not 
> allow fair use. Projects would be able to use less free media if these 
> are compatible with the fair use policies and still be compliant with 
> the national laws.
> Marco (Cruccone on it.wikipedia)
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