Just out of curiosity, if this legislation were to pass in Europe, and (for example) an American tourist took a photograph of a covered building in Europe and posted it when he or she arrived back in the U.S., would it be deleted on the ground that the image was non-free at the site, or kept on the ground that it was free where it was posted?
Newyorkbrad On 6/22/15, Fæ <fae...@gmail.com> wrote: > On 22 June 2015 at 13:17, James Heilman <jmh...@gmail.com> wrote: >> Yes I agree an example of what Wikipedia would look like if this >> regulation passed is an excellent idea. Could we base it on the geo >> tags? > > Geotags on their own would be haphazard apart from certain types of > Wikipedia articles, such as those for notable buildings in Europe, > designed in the mid 20th century onwards. It is possible to put some > SQL queries together like this, but the resulting lists or statistics > would only ever be a small slice of relevant articles that could be > affected. > > A simple analysis for Commons can be found at > <https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/User_talk:F%C3%A6#number_of_files_under_FOP.3F> > which gives a sense of size, along with relevant Freedom of Panorama > (FoP) categories. However, as noted there, keep in mind that it is > probable that *most* public domain photographs that in some way rely > on European FoP provisions are not categorized in a way that we can > current track relevance to FoP, so statistics are going to remain less > useful than educated guesstimates. > > Fae > -- > fae...@gmail.com https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/User:Fae > > _______________________________________________ > Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at: > https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Mailing_lists/Guidelines > Wikimediafirstname.lastname@example.org > Unsubscribe: https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimedia-l, > <mailto:wikimedia-l-requ...@lists.wikimedia.org?subject=unsubscribe> _______________________________________________ Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at: https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Mailing_lists/Guidelines Wikimediaemail@example.com Unsubscribe: https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimedia-l, <mailto:wikimedia-l-requ...@lists.wikimedia.org?subject=unsubscribe>