[Wikimedia-l] photography restrictions at the Olympics

Amir E. Aharoni amir.aharoni at mail.huji.ac.il
Tue Jul 24 09:58:53 UTC 2012

2012/7/24 Andrew Gray <andrew.gray at dunelm.org.uk>:
> On 24 July 2012 10:21, Frederic Schutz <schutz at mathgen.ch> wrote:
>> 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.
> Wikimedia Australia have two accredited reporters for the Paralympics,
> but this explicitly does not provide for freely licensed photography:
> http://en.wikinews.org/wiki/Wikinews:Paralympic_Games

Aha! Now this starts to be a problem that justifies a campaign for
allowing Wikmedia-compatible licensing. At the very least, a post
about this issue in the Foundation blog or in one of the chapters'

Amir Elisha Aharoni · אָמִיר אֱלִישָׁע אַהֲרוֹנִי
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