[Clipart] clipart Digest, Vol 75, Issue 38
johnny_automatic at mac.com
Tue Jun 22 06:13:42 PDT 2010
On Jun 22, 2010, at 12:41 AM, clipart-request at lists.freedesktop.org wrote:
> Message: 5
> Date: Tue, 22 Jun 2010 19:41:13 +1200
> From: chovynz <chovynz at gmail.com>
> Subject: Re: [Clipart] Fwd: misuse of one of our images
> In my mind there are three strikes against their clipart being able to
> be used by OCAL.
> * An "anti-authoritain" and other "anti" website, (Not that there's
> anything wrong with that, just how people with that mindset
> operate lead me to believe that they don't care where useful
> images come from,)
> * Twice caught with copyrighted images.
> The more I think about it, the more I'm inclined to remove these
> cliparts from OCAL's library. (Hiding it, marked as potential copyright
> violation, and deleting them once that function is available.)
> Do you other OCAL team members concur or disagree?
I agree with your thinking Chovynz. Art taken from an anarchist site is at best risky and does not show the kind of "do diligence" that we need to have our submitters use. We all are on the same page in regards to keeping OCAL as a trusted source of PD images.
John Olsen/Johnny Automatic
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