[Foundation-l] Board meeting in Rotterdam later this week

Ray Saintonge saintonge at telus.net
Wed Jan 17 07:01:44 UTC 2007

Marco Chiesa wrote:

>David Strauss wrote:
>>While I think fair use media is more integral to the English Wikipedia's
>>content than you do, I agree with your reasoning. Whether or not we
>>allow fair use, non-commercial media is unjustified.
>>Can everyone here agree that non-commercial media is not a *substitute*
>>for fair-use media?
>To be honest, I agree only to a certain point. Fair use means using a 
>copyrighted media without asking the permission to the owner, with the 
>justification that there's not much else you can do. 
That may be a part of Wikipedia policy relating to fair use, but it is 
not a part of the law of fair use.


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