Indeed, this is a great achievement :) I look forward to seeing how it improves our aviation articles on Wikipedia.
Steve On 17/03/2014 2:03 pm, "Liam Wyatt" <liamwy...@gmail.com> wrote: > Now that's a pretty damn cool release! > Just looking through the flickr stream I can see some pics that we will > have no use for (staff Halloween party, anyone?) but a *whole bunch* that > we can - individual airframes, maintenance work underway, plane interiors > (inc. the cockpit) and fittings, ground equipment, security/emergency > drills... Useful for much more than just articles specifically relating to > Jetstar itself. > > I've often advocated to commercial organisations that since the *point* of > their taking marketing photos is to get people to use them, making them > available to us to potentially use is a big opportunity. While we don't use > them in an directly promotional way, surely having *your* product being > available to be used as the canonical visual representation of its category > on the relevant Wikipedia (in this case for example a Boeing plane painted > in your company colours) is a good business-case to make to their marketing > and legal teams! Congratulations on making this argument successfully > Russavia. > > > wittylama.com > Peace, love & metadata > > > On 17 March 2014 13:38, Russavia <russavia.wikipe...@gmail.com> wrote: > >> Hey all, >> >> I have been quite active in recent months in getting photos on Flickr >> relicenced, and have been quite successful in this. Aside from individual >> photographers, some of the organisations which have relicenced their photos >> after my request include Maersk Line, Austrian Airlines, Bahrain >> International Airport, Brussels Airport, Ecuadorian Ministry of Foreign >> Affairs, Uri Tours (North Korean tour agency), amongst others. These photos >> are now on Wikimedia Commons. >> >> This morning, after months of "persistence" (using their words), Jetstar >> Airways, the Qantas low-cost subsidiary, kindly relicenced their photos on >> their Flickr stream at https://www.flickr.com/photos/jetstarairways/from >> CC-BY-NC-SA to CC-BY-SA, thereby allowing the usage of their photos on >> Wikimedia projects. The airline has also changed its default licence so >> that future Flickr uploads will be CC-BY-SA. >> >> I have taken the liberty of uploading their stream to Wikimedia Commons >> and their photos are now available at >> http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Category:Photographs_by_Jetstar_Airways. >> There will, of course, be a lot of categorisation work and cleanup to be >> done on these images, which I will be getting done. >> >> I wanted to take this opportunity to publicly thank Jetstar for >> relicencing their photos and in turn supporting the free culture movement. >> >> Cheers >> >> Scotty >> >> >> >> _______________________________________________ >> Wikimediaau-l mailing list >> Wikimediaauemail@example.com >> https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimediaau-l >> >> > > _______________________________________________ > Wikimediaau-l mailing list > Wikimediaaufirstname.lastname@example.org > https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimediaau-l > >
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