it does not hurt to ask - Microsoft does some CSR, after all, and using
beautiful images under an open license is in their interest, too anyway. I
would not be overly optimistic though.

dj

On Sun, Aug 20, 2017 at 12:07 PM, Tomasz Ganicz <polime...@gmail.com> wrote:

> In some geographies this feature is used as an advertising tool - I guess
> promoting of Commons via this feature could be quite costly.
>
> 2017-08-20 1:08 GMT+02:00 Andy Mabbett <a...@pigsonthewing.org.uk>:
>
> > Those of you running Windows 10 will be familiar with the
> > regularly-changing "lockscreen" images showing things like beautiful
> > scenery and scenes from nature:
> >
> >     https://www.tekrevue.com/tip/find-windows-spotlight-lock-
> > screen-images-windows-10/
> >
> > The last one I just saw was labelled "copyright [photographer name]
> > and Shutterstock"
> >
> > Is there someone at WMF, with contacts at Microsoft, who could
> > persuade them to use some featured images from Commons, with a small
> > piece of text explaining that people may upload their own images?
> >
> > That would seem to be a simple way to do a massive piece of outreach,
> > to a new audience.
> >
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