[Foundation-l] Issues about Copyright

Samuel Klein meta.sj at gmail.com
Thu Jun 25 12:30:39 UTC 2009

What are examples of something which is fair use under chinese law but
not under US law?  <goes to check the discussion>

In general you should not upload anything that violates US law.
Additional standards are set by each community - in terms of free
license v. fair use, whether an image is being used effectively on the
project, &c.


On Thu, Jun 25, 2009 at 5:49 AM, Jimmy Xu<xu.jimmy.wrk at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Thu, Jun 25, 2009 at 7:28 AM, teun spaans <teun.spaans at gmail.com> wrote:
>> IANAL, but I suppose three things must be considered:
>> - US law, where the servers are based
>> - the country where a work originates
>> - the country to which the wikipedian belongs.
> Thanks, but there is still a problem: If these laws are under
> conflict, like the local law allows fair-use to some material but the
> US law doesn't, what should we do. I can't decide whether it should be
> marked as a copyright violation per US law or just being accepted per
> local ones? Thanks.
> Jimmy_xu_wrk at zhwiki
> 06/25/2009
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