The only thing we can do is wait for a complaint and remove items as and when we find infringing works.<br><br><div><span class="gmail_quote">On 8/18/06, <b class="gmail_sendername">Bryce Harrington</b> <<a href="mailto:email@example.com">
firstname.lastname@example.org</a>> wrote:</span><blockquote class="gmail_quote" style="border-left: 1px solid rgb(204, 204, 204); margin: 0pt 0pt 0pt 0.8ex; padding-left: 1ex;">On Fri, Aug 18, 2006 at 08:45:42AM +0300, Nicu Buculei (OCAL) wrote:
<br>> Historically we have *not* asked for an email address, we have not even<br>> suggested one, the upload page have no mention of email, so obviously, a<br>> lot of people din not provide one and now the large majority of images
<br>> lack the email address of the author.<br>> Examples: I did not include an email address in my images, the flag<br>> collection coming from Sodipodi also lack any address.<br>><br>> And there is good reason for people to avoid putting the address in
<br>> metadata: SVG files can be parsed by any crawler and the addresses<br>> inside gathered by malicious spammers.<br>><br>> To a lesser degree the same can be argued for the file lacking the full<br>> name of the author, some people just don't want to reveal their real
<br>> identity on the web (example: top Inkscape developers), we don't want to<br>> accept contributions from those people?<br>><br>> I would vote to presume all our previous contributors innocent and act<br>> only if we have some proof against.
<br><br>Hmmmm... well these are all good points, yet still one wonders if we<br>don't have even a name and email address, how can we be certain that a<br>given work is validly available as public domain?<br><br>Bryce<br>
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