since when was wikipedia and arm of the state? - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • zionist forever
    • 14.02.12 | 15:55 (IST)

    The artifacts might belong to the state but the museum is their custodian and as such is entitled to say objects cannot be photographed by Wikipedia if it desires because even if the objects belong to the state they don't belong to Wiipedia. If they have a problem with not being allowed to photograph the objects then the solution is to go to court see if they rule that as the objects belong to the state they can be photographed or told as Israel Museum is their custodian it has a right to deny the pictures being taken.

    from the article: Wikipedia's archaeology editor slams Israel Museum for prohibiting photography
    First published 02:12 14.02.12 | Last updated 02:12 14.02.12
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