[Foundation-l] precisions about the recent WMF "fair use" decision

jkelly at fas.harvard.edu jkelly at fas.harvard.edu
Mon Feb 12 01:11:29 UTC 2007

Quoting Gregory Maxwell <gmaxwell at gmail.com>:

> However, this does not appear to be the case on itwiki:
> http://it.wikipedia.org/wiki/Speciale:PuntanoQui/Template:Copyrighted
> Where very many of these images could have be recreated as free works
> by anyone.. many of them are even the works of wikipedians but they
> are not released as free content.

That's disappointing to read.  I imagine, however, that this also happens on
projects disallowing "permission only for Wikipedia" but allowing fair use.


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