I see, thank you for your explanation, coming from a civil law system it
sounds pretty weird. Anyway I concur, it's pure madness and some action
must be taken.

Vito

2016-12-19 19:46 GMT+01:00 geni <geni...@gmail.com>:

> 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.
>
> --
> geni
>
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