[WikiEN-l] Upload by default to Commons?

Kirill Lokshin kirill.lokshin at gmail.com
Wed May 3 15:25:48 UTC 2006

On 5/3/06, geni <geniice at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 5/3/06, Kirill Lokshin <kirill.lokshin at gmail.com> wrote:
> > On 5/3/06, Steve Bennett <stevage at gmail.com> wrote:
> > > You make some excellent points. A way of easily migrating free images
> > > once checked by confirmed users would solve my original problem. Can
> > > you elaborate on these increasingly stringent demands?
> >
> > Aside from the propensity of random people to tag 15th-century
> > paintings with {{nsd}}? ;-)
> >
> If the copy of the painting was made within the uk it is quite posible
> it is under copyright. Or at least the copyright status would be
> rather complex.

Curious.  I was under the impression that Bridgeman v Corel drew no
distinction based on where the copy was made (if the copy is accurate,
how could you tell?), and that _any_ (two-dimensional, slavish, etc.)
reproduction of a PD artwork was considered PD under US law.


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