User talk:Br100x

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Huntster (t @ c) 09:33, 27 September 2013 (UTC)

Hi Br, thanks for the message. Unfortunately, I cannot think of a realistic way such an image could be used under fair use, since there are other Civil Air Patrol images that can potentially be used as a generic replacement (such as the training exercise image I used in its place), and it would be trivial (relatively speaking) for a specific replacement to be freely licensed, either by reaching out to a CAP member and having them photograph and release such an image under an acceptable license, or an editor taking an image themself. Hope this makes sense! Huntster (t @ c) 22:02, 27 September 2013 (UTC)

Oh, and as a heads-up regarding acceptable licenses on Flickr, take a look at Commons:Flickr files, which lays it out pretty well. That's not the end of the story, as some unscrupulous folk use Flickr to "Flickrwash" images they don't own, so if you see a freely licensed image there that seems commercial in nature or otherwise doesn't seem like it should be freely licensed, there's a good chance it isn't. Huntster (t @ c) 22:09, 27 September 2013 (UTC)