[WikiEN-l] Deletion before discussion

Drini drini wpdrini at gmail.com
Thu May 18 02:31:43 UTC 2006

EXCEPT... that Wikipedia is not your personal blog nor a free webhost
(**Official policy** at [[WP:NOT]] ). Userspace IS SUPPOSED to be
relted to your wikipedia work, not to post pictures of your family.
If you misuse it, don't cry about it later.
And , do you really think vandals will care about the copyright? they
WILL get the pictures and post them anyway.

Wikipedia IS AN ENCYCLOPEDIA not an scrapbook, but there's plenty of
sites where you can put your family pictures if you like

On 5/17/06, Rob <gamaliel8 at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 5/17/06, Ben McIlwain <cydeweys at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Steve Bennett wrote:
> > > On 5/17/06, geni <geniice at gmail.com> wrote:
> > >> I'm afaraid we don't allow "with permission" images.
> > >
> > > Even in userspace? Was that an intentional decision? Does it apply
> when
> > > people upload photos of themselves?
> >
> > /Especially/ in userspace (in articles you can at least make a case for
> > fair use).  And people had better be uploading those pictures of
> > themselves under free licenses such as GFDL, CC, or PD.
> Why?
> If I ever wanted to put a pic of myself or my kids on WP, I wouldn't
> want to release it under a free (or free-ish) license so every troll I
> block for vandalism could put my family on their webpage.  Of course,
> they can already do that, but not legally, for what it's worth.
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