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URL for IOC images?[edit]

Hello, Genghis Smith. Thank you for uploading the many IOC images! They will be great additions. Are these images located at a URL? If so, which one? --Iamunknown 20:46, 9 March 2007 (UTC)

Sorry, I should have mentioned that they're from - http://www.olympic.org/uk/utilities/multimedia/gallery/index_uk.asp --Genghis Smith 21:26, 9 March 2007 (UTC)

Image Tagging Image:1940poster.jpg[edit]

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Posters[edit]

Hi, the posters you have uploaded, seem to copyrighted. They are not PD because it's supposed to be death of the author +70yrs and I don't think they fall under Olympic licence like this one here Image:Olympic rings.svg as it only applies to stuff like Olympic rings, anthem, motto etc, Would be great if you could clarify the license but if not can you just delete them, please. --Robek 00:42, 16 June 2007 (UTC)

Image Tagging Image:John_Pius_Boland_Tennis.JPG[edit]

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Lupo 08:51, 11 August 2008 (UTC)

Image:Sophus nielsen.jpg[edit]

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|EPO| da: 11:59, 10 October 2008 (UTC)

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|EPO| da: 13:24, 10 October 2008 (UTC)

Sources[edit]

I have deleted a bunch of your uploads as their only source was either blogspot or something that alike. None of them had informations about author, dates. Despite their missing informations you tagged them as PD-old indicating the author has been dead for at least 70 years. This is in no way sufficient informations.

I am giving you a warning now and a chance to seek information about these. In one week I will be starting to delete your images. --|EPO| da: 17:45, 13 October 2008 (UTC)


Image:Olympic_football_certificate_1908.jpg[edit]

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