[WikiEN-l] Fair use redux; the second coming of hell; Are we a free content or aren't we?

Stan Shebs stanshebs at earthlink.net
Thu Jul 19 19:17:27 UTC 2007

Alex wrote:
> I don't think it's the best solution to restrict uploads. It'd be easier if
> local uploads were simply disabled, and people would use the free media
> resource that is Commons.
Other WPs have tried that, and the immediate reaction is for commons to 
be hit with large numbers of non-free uploads, often deliberately 
mislabeled in the hope of getting by commons admins. There is no quick fix.


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