[WikiEN-l] Fair use issues; we need serious help

WikipediaEditor Durin wikidurin at gmail.com
Thu Jul 19 02:48:02 UTC 2007

On 7/18/07, Ray Saintonge <saintonge at telus.net> wrote:
> With older photographs especially it would be nice if people did a
> little homework before diverting the debate into a fair use discussion.
> It would be a far greater benefit to the encyclopedia if works treated
> as unfree by virtue of uncertainty were established as free.

Simply because an image is old does not mean it is free
from copyright. Further, we assume something is not free
until we have proof positive it is free.


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