[Foundation-l] Fwd: Copyright problems of images from India

FT2 ft2.wiki at gmail.com
Tue May 10 13:42:17 UTC 2011

Why would the creator's citizenship, or the place of its creation, be
decisive?  The works of an Indian citizen are granted copyright under US law
in the United States, on a parity with the works of a US or any other
citizen, even if copyright has expired or still continues in India -- and it
is US law that governs Wikimedia.


On Tue, May 10, 2011 at 12:07 PM, <wiki-list at phizz.demon.co.uk> wrote:

> Welcome to the problem of Orphan Works. what you have to show is that
> either of the following is true?
> (i) the author of which is a citizen of India; or
> (ii) which is first published in India; or
> (iii) the author of which, in the case of an unpublished work, is, at the
> time of the making of the work, a citizen of India;

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