The new initiative aims to increase visual representation by adding images of individuals who are not currently portrayed on their Wikipedia pages.
Photographer Kyle Cassidy released one of his images into the public domain. Years later, someone else took credit for it.
The Interference Archive is organizing a Wikipedia Edit-a-thon to widely disseminate the history explored in its exhibition Resistance Radio: The People’s Airwaves.
An ongoing dispute with digital cultural heritage is whether high-resolution images of artworks in the public domain have a copyright when the photograph itself is new or improved.
On October 28 the Reiss Engelhorn Museum (REM) in Mannheim, Germany, filed a lawsuit against the Wikimedia Foundation for making high-resolution images of public domain artworks from its collection available for download.