[Foundation-l] Banning Fair Use (was Re: Foundation Licensing Policy)

The Cunctator cunctator at gmail.com
Wed Mar 28 21:02:48 UTC 2007

On 3/28/07, Pedro Sanchez <pdsanchez at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 3/28/07, Robert Horning <robert_horning at netzero.net> wrote:
> > As I feared would be the case, this new foundation policy has become a
> > call to arms by deletionists to institute a massive removal of all fair
> > use content on all Wikimedia projects.
> No, only for content claimed to be fair use but which actually is not.
> The resolution explictly acknowledges that projects can host fair use,
> but only if they develop an specific policy and show that an image is
> covered by it.
> So if it's claimed to be fair use, and it actually qualifies for fair
> use, content won't be removed.

That's an interesting claim by Pedro, since only a judge can make the
determination whether content claimed to be fair use actually is or

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