[Foundation-l] Clearing up Wikimedia's media licensing policies (some important points)

David Gerard dgerard at gmail.com
Thu Feb 8 18:46:53 UTC 2007

On 08/02/07, Marco Chiesa <chiesa.marco at gmail.com> wrote:

> be accepted any more. When Jimbo recently wrote that we should get rid
> of  non-free material, many a voice was saying: "Hey, why shouldn't we
> used stuff we worked hard to get permission when en.wiki uses
> {{fairuse}} for the same purpose?"

Note that en:wp used to have a LOT of with-permission images, which
many contributors worked very hard to get permission for (e.g.
User:Secretlondon ... who is now carrying her camera everywhere to
generate free images). I believe these are almost all now gone. That
is: en:wp went through this already.

- d.

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