[Wiki Loves Monuments] copyright
Edo de Roo
edoderoo at gmail.com
Sun Apr 24 21:55:31 UTC 2011
I agree on this.
Let images on commons be part of the contest,
other images are still welcome to be used on a local wiki
This will be straightforward and clear,
On Sun, Apr 24, 2011 at 11:50 PM, Lodewijk <lodewijk at effeietsanders.org>wrote:
> let's simplify this discussion, and assume that there just happens to be a
> situation where images are allowed on a specific wiki, but not on commons -
> the question is, should they be eligable to the contest. (I think the exact
> discussion about the copyright status is a bit too complicated to have right
> here right now - but is of course an important one to answer).
> I think more opinions would be welcome, but my take would be: KISS - only
> allow images through commons, that would keep the rules the simplest and the
> tools probably as well. Also that would be the simplest for tourists who
> might want to participate.
> 2011/4/24 Tomasz Ganicz <polimerek at gmail.com>
>> 2011/4/24 Raul Kern <raunator at gmail.com>:
>> > In Estonian Wikipedia we have a copyright exemption
>> > (http://wikimediafoundation.org/wiki/Resolution:Licensing_policy) for
>> > photos of buildings, statues etc., whose authors have not died
>> > recently (70 years after death hasen't passed yet).
>> > These photos are tagged with
>> Do you mean the pictures of objects of which their architect or author
>> has not died before 1939 ? What is a legal basis to use these pictures
>> on Estonian Wikipedia if the freedom of panorama does not work? Is
>> there any other copyright exemption for such the pictures you can use,
>> or is just a kind of "fair use"?
>> If there is any exempt in Estonian copyright law, except fair use -
>> which allows to use such these pictures in Estonian Wikipedia - there
>> is no reason why not to let it upload to Commons... Simply this
>> exempt should be properly described on Commons.
>> Tomek "Polimerek" Ganicz
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