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by Kate
Fri Dec 07, 2007 10:10 am
Forum: Copyright Law
Topic: Wikimedia commons
Replies: 3
Views: 5982

At the risk of being really irritating...It sounds like you are sugesting that Wickimedia Commons itself is meaningless? the way I have understood it so far is that, because the image had been donated to Wickimedia Commons by the copyright holder, it was 'freely usable' (whatever that means). I imag...
by Kate
Thu Dec 06, 2007 1:44 pm
Forum: Copyright Law
Topic: Wikimedia commons
Replies: 3
Views: 5982

Wikimedia commons

I am downloding some images from Wikipedia to use in a museum display (educational). As far as I can make out, provided the artist who created the original work has been dead for over 70 years and the following statements apply, I can use this image (ie put it on public display) without seeking perm...
by Kate
Wed Nov 28, 2007 12:09 pm
Forum: Ownership and Permission
Topic: school photos copyright
Replies: 1
Views: 5642

school photos copyright

I want to know if old school photos can be used for displays and other educational pupose in a musuem context. We have permission from photographer but not from subjects (people) as locating them all would be very difficult now. However the names of the subjects in the photos will be available to vi...