User:Spiritia/Investigations

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This is a list of my copyvio case investigations across Bulgarian Wikipedia, English Wikipedia and Commons.

* '''Images:'''
* '''Users involved:'''
* '''Clues:'''
* '''Investigation:'''
* '''Conclusion:'''

Image:Michajłow.jpg[edit]

--Spiritia 07:44, 26 April 2008 (UTC)

Pictures from www.parliament.bg[edit]


  • No answer in return. Images go for deletion. Spiritia 21:39, 20 May 2008 (UTC)

Image:Hristo stoichkov.jpg[edit]

  • Images: Image:Hristo stoichkov.jpg
  • Users involved: User:Imerros, en:User:Gejoro
  • Clues: The image was obviously taken at a press conference, access to such events is usually restrcted to professional photographers. On EN WP en:Image:Hristo stoichkov.jpg is uploaded by Gejoro and tagged PD-Self. On Commons uploaded by Immeros and again tagged PD-Self, no author given, source: the link to EN WP image. The image has dimensions 250x250 which are common for image thumbnails. No EXIF data, of course.
  • Investigation: Sadly, I could not detect it via Google Images despite of the numerous searches. The only 2 contributions of Gejoro are the image upload and adding the link in the article.
  • Conclusion: IMHO, obvious copyvio.

--Spiritia 18:54, 28 April 2008 (UTC)

Image:Horshambandstand.jpg[edit]

http://www.localauthoritypublishing.co.uk/councils/horsham/index2.html
From the official Horsham website. Image is not credited on the site.
Webmaster says the picture is fine for a wikipedia site as it is informative of the town. 
Also note the copyright notice at the bottom of the page:
Reproduction of any part of this text in any format, without permission, is strictly forbidden.

Uploaded on Commons on 01:55, 11 November 2008 as GFDL, attributed to the uploader, no source mentioned, except "en.wiki".