[WikiEN-l] BetacommandBot, (currently) centralized discussion

geni geniice at gmail.com
Sun Feb 24 00:35:53 UTC 2008

On 24/02/2008, WJhonson at aol.com <WJhonson at aol.com> wrote:
>  If there is a book about Gandhi, and our Gandhi article has no image of
>  Gandhi, wouldn't you say it's appropriate to have an image instead of no  image?
>  Whether the cover image is significant or relevant, is not material to the
>  separate issue of whether using it would be "Fair Use".
>  Will Johnson

Since we would be discussing neither the book or the image no. Trying
to defend grabbing a random image of Gandhi and putting it in the
article would be kinda dicey. Using the cover of a bio would be worse
still since the use wouldn't be transformative and to an extent we
would be directly competing with the book. I can quite easily see the
courts saying if you want to use the image for that you are going to
have to pay.


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