[Wikimedia-l] UK.Gov passes Instagram Act

Mathias Schindler mathias.schindler at gmail.com
Thu May 2 06:46:17 UTC 2013

On Thu, May 2, 2013 at 8:41 AM, Craig Franklin
<cfranklin at halonetwork.net> wrote:
> If the Register hates it, that usually indicates to me that it is a
> fantastic idea.

The main issues with the EU orphan works directive is that projects
like Wikipedia are not among the priviledged entities and the set of
rights that can be obtained for using such orpahn works is far too
limited. Countries implementing this directive have little choice to
fix both issues.


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