[Foundation-l] Public domain Mickey Mouse. At last.

Robin McCain robin at slmr.com
Thu Oct 27 16:28:12 UTC 2011

On 10/27/2011 6:43 AM, foundation-l-request at lists.wikimedia.org wrote:
> On 26 October 2011 14:15, Anthony <wikimail at inbox.org> wrote:
>> >  And apparently that's fine, if you are making a faithful reproduction
>> >  of the image in its original context. ?But tagging an image PD does
>> >  not imply "you may only make faithful reproductions of this image in
>> >  their original context".
> However in some cases that is what it can actually mean.
Exactly so.

Remember - much of what we now define as copyright in law is based on 
our morality and ability to make decisions for the good of all. Our 
intent is the basis of the doctrines of Fair Use.

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