On 19 December 2016 at 18:38, Vi to <vituzzu.w...@gmail.com> wrote:
> I wouldn't call DMCA safe harbor(s) "how Wikipedia is allowed to exist". At
> a glance I'd say it would (at worst) impact on some (most) wikis way to
> handle copyvios/the thin red line around fair-use, but most of our
> ecosystem shouldn't be affected. So, what am I missing?
Without some form of safe harbor the likes of AP and getty would have
a fairly solid case for statutory damages for every single one of
their images uploaded even if we deleted them fairly quickly. We could
probably argue it down to $200 per image but it would still add up.
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