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

rfrangi at libero.it rfrangi at libero.it
Mon Feb 12 13:14:09 UTC 2007

> Gregory Maxwell wrote:

> This is not the case at all.. You can continue to accept "with
> permissions" images, so long as they would also qualify as Fair Use.
> If what you are saying is completely true, that you only use "with
> permissions" because there is no fair use in your local law then no
> images would need to be deleted at all.
> 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.

Ok. A partial cleanup like you propose is different from the "remove all" we have understood up to now.

Roberto (Snowdog)

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