[Wiki Loves Monuments] FoP and monuments

Paul Selitskas p.selitskas at gmail.com
Fri Jul 20 13:09:08 UTC 2012

On Fri, Jul 20, 2012 at 3:35 PM, Sylvain Machefert <smachefert at gmail.com> wrote:
> 2012/7/19 Maarten Dammers <maarten at mdammers.nl>
>> Op 19-7-2012 16:06, Matthew Roth schreef:
>> 2. Does anyone have experience in other countries with monuments that are
>> on the list but are still under copyright? Will we need to be clear that
>> some of the sites on the Register in the U.S. are not eligible for the
>> contest?
>> I guess this is a very small percentage.
> In France there's noFOP and we've got some protected buildings that are
> still under copyright (as far as I know we don't know the exact number), we
> have started to use a special picture for them in the lists on wikipedia :
> http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:B%C3%A2timent_droit_d%27auteur.svg
> saying that the building is copyrighted.
> We also communicated about this topic with a blog post during the last
> competition :
> http://blog.wikimedia.fr/wiki-loves-monuments-et-le-droit-dauteur-3649 (in
> french, sorry). Our main problem was that the records describing buildings
> aren't always accurate and/or the architects aren't famous so for many 20th
> century buildings we don't really know if they are free or not.
> Sylvain
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We are facing the same issue in Belarus. The estimate is 30%+....
monuments in cities.

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