Upping the definition of a free press

Community of photos (David Weinberger): “

Tim Bishop’s got a fascinating post about how the Iraq metatag at Flickr might affect politics and communities:

What happens when Iraqis start posting pictures on a … popular photo portal where it is easy for Americans … to find them? What happens when pro- and anti-occupation Iraqis start posting graphic pictures to make their points? What happens when we have an unmediated, high emotional impact, people-to-people conversation with video and pictures?

What indeed? As Tim suggests, if you want to know, you can subscribe to the RSS feed for the Iraq tag at Flickr.

(Via Many-to-Many.)