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

David Gerard dgerard at gmail.com
Thu Feb 8 19:03:49 UTC 2007

On 08/02/07, Andrew Gray <shimgray at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 08/02/07, David Gerard <dgerard at gmail.com> wrote:

> > 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.

> Yeah. Edict to kill was May '05 (or so); they hung around for a long
> time, but are now all gone AIUI. (Someone did a big cleanout lately)

Not all, e.g. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Image:Zenon-panoussis-karin-spaink-leipzig-2003.jpg
- which I personally secured permission for, but hey - if it's got to
go, it's got to go.

- d.

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