[Wikimedia-l] photography restrictions at the Olympics

Frederic Schutz schutz at mathgen.ch
Tue Jul 24 09:21:02 UTC 2012

Has anyone from the Wikimedia community contacted the IOC on this matter?

If not, WM CH could give it a try (their headquarters are in 
Switzerland, actually less than 2km away from my place). I'm not overly 
optimistic, but it may be worth a try.


On 24/07/12 11:05, Liam Wyatt wrote:

> This issue is not merely theoretical.
> Many will recall the controversy surrounding the free-licensed photo of
> Usain Bolt, on Commons, taken during the Beijing Olympics:
> -
> https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Wikipedia_Signpost/2009-10-12/In_the_news
> -
> http://ragesoss.com/blog/2009/10/09/wikipedia-and-olympics-committee-heading-for-collision/
> -Liam
> wittylama.com/blog
> Peace, love&  metadata
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