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Suggestion: Non-free images exceptions for events, which took place long time ago
I think there should be non-free images exceptions for old events (for example older than 30-40 years), like: Olympics, various sports competitions, notable events (i.e. uprisings) and so on. Currently, most of the articles about old competitions or events looks dull and empty as there is only basic text without important pictures (like winners, opening/closing ceremony). Illustrating pictures greatly contributes into article quality, however getting such old images in free license is nearly impossible as there is very few of them and most of these authors are unknown. --- Pofka (talk) 18:04, 29 October 2013 (GMT +2)
- An interesting idea, but not (I think) related to the mission itself. (Our mission does support allowing non-free image exceptions via EDPs on each project; it is simply that Commons does not accept such images at present. –SJ talk 17:30, 1 February 2014 (UTC)