[Wikipedia-l] How about the legal stuff when use of audio on wikipedia

mllnzeyclymq at spammotel.com mllnzeyclymq at spammotel.com
Tue Aug 6 18:04:28 UTC 2002

I have noticed the tread "[Wikipedia-l] Please test sound clips."
The articel [[Simon and Garfunkel]] has some audio on it and the general 
evolution on wikipedia is more sound and images.

How is the legal point of this ? Are there things that the English 
Wikipedia can do and things that other wikiepdia's are not may do ?

To know of the use of a very small part of a song is allowed i have 
lookt at the site of SABAM, the bloodhound of copyrights in Belgium.
In there FAQ is stated very clear that it is absoluly not allowed to use 
   ANY music whitout permission. Also for 5 or 10 seconds.

I have the impression Wikipedia is in a clear violation of those 
copyrigths. How do you think about it ? -- giskart


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