Re: [Wikimedia-l] Copyfraud by the British Museum

2017-07-29 Thread Gordon Joly
On 29/07/17 02:12, geni wrote: > Your mistake is in assuming the only work here is from the 2000 year > old sculptor and bronze worker. Cf. The Cutty Sark and Knosos? Gordo ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at:

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Copyfraud by the British Museum

2017-07-29 Thread
Hi Geni, Thanks for your feedback on copyright. Rather than my personal failure or mistake, I find the argument that either simple or faithful restoration work on an ancient artefact will mean it creates new copyright for the museum unlikely, based on the absence of any evidence I have seen on

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Copyfraud by the British Museum

2017-07-29 Thread
David, Great to hear from you. A correction, as you seem to misunderstand who I am. I am not conducting public relations. I am not paid for public relations. I am simply an unpaid volunteer Wikimedian and I do not see why I should apologize for that fact. The Wikimedia community is supposed to be