Thank you for the information about this case. It is good to see it worked
out to all satisfaction.
On Jun 28, 2016 10:52 AM, "Cristian Consonni" <kikkocrist...@gmail.com>
> Last week a small case of copyright violation come to a positive
> Niccolò Caranti [[User:Jaqen]] is a Wikipedian and as a professional
> photographer also a very prolific Commons contributor to the point
> that he is a sysop both on itwiki and Commons.
> He recently discovered that one of his photos was used for an event
> without respecting the terms of the CC-BY-SA license, i.e. without
> proper attribution to him and reference to the license.
> Supported by Simone Aliprandi - a lawyer specializing in intellectual
> property and author of a number of (free/libre) books on the topic of
> licenses and Creative Commons in particular - they sent a formal
> request to the organizers of the event.
> The issue has been resolved amicably with all legal costs paid by the
> agency that was working for the organizers of the event (who admitted
> their mistake) and a compensation for the author.
> You can read more about this case here:
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