[Wikimedia-l] photography restrictions at the Olympics
valdelli at gmail.com
Tue Jul 24 10:51:04 UTC 2012
On Tue, Jul 24, 2012 at 11:54 AM, Andrew Gray <andrew.gray at dunelm.org.uk>wrote:
> 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,
> > 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:
> - Andrew Gray
> andrew.gray at dunelm.org.uk
I think that it is connected with the kind of the category of accreditation.
There are some restrictive categories.
There would be no sense to block this possibility to a professional
photoreporter if a newspaper could release the same photo under free
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