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 16 May 2009

Photographs of Lords and MPs

Posted in: Creative Commons | Parliament              

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Posted by: Joe Anderson

Public Sector Information Holder: UK Parliament

Information Asset: Photographs of Lords and MPs

The problem

Wikipedia can't use pictures the British Parliament has of its members as they are not licensed under a free licence (one which allows them to copied, modified, and redistributed, even commercially).

My ideal solution

I would like Parliament to license its photographs under a Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 2.5 UK: Scotland (, Attribution-Share Alike 2.0 UK: England & Wales ( or Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 Unported licence (

What I would do

Upload photographs to Wikipedia, or similar sites, and include them in the relevant pages.

Posted at Saturday, 16 May 2009 18:19:55 (GMT Standard Time, UTC+00:00)  Comments [2] #