[Foundation-l] BitTorrent Downloads of enwiki Images

Delphine Ménard notafishz at gmail.com
Sat Mar 10 19:36:25 UTC 2007

On 3/10/07, christophe.henner at wikimedia.fr <christophe.henner at gmail.com> wrote:
> > > At any rate, it would be impolite and a breach of loyalty to the
> > > foundation and community to go ahead with such a plan without permission
> > > and without giving the Foundation the opportunity to comment on the
> > > proposal and offer suggestions.
> >
> > I do not agree :-). It is the whole point of freely licensed material
> > that it can be redistributed at will, and without asking permission.
> > You should just make sure that all photos are properly
> > sourced/attributed etc. in your archive and go on with it!
> >
> >
> > Announcing it on this list is about as polite as you need to get, I believe. ;-)
> >
> > Delphine
> >
> I would like to know, will the archive contain freely licensed images
> or Fair Use? If it's free images I don't see the point of the
> autorization, if it's Fair Use image... the foundation has no right on
> the images and can't give any autorizations

Fully agree.


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