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File:KATICA ILLENYI The Rose of The Breeze.jpeg[edit]

This may be the wrong place to ask, and I may anyway be completely wrong, but here goes: I looked at OTRS ticket 2015111110005514 for File:KATICA ILLENYI The Rose of The Breeze.jpeg. I don't read Hungarian, but I don't see any evidence of permission from the photographer nor of how copyright was transferred. This has already been nominated for deletion and kept, so I'm probably missing something obvious ... but what? Ping Pallerti, Hungarikusz Firkász, Ellin Beltz, Hazaffy and Yann. Justlettersandnumbers (talk) 09:34, 3 June 2017 (UTC)

@Justlettersandnumbers: I don't understand, I don't see any problem, the permission came from Gábor Kisszabó (Illényi's manager, and famous hungarian bassist formerly member of the popband Első Emelet) with IKP Music's (IKP=Illényi Katica Produkció) stamp and Kisszabó's signature, you can see in attachment (NYILATKOZAT IKP MUSIC.pdf), the permission is OK for this picture. --Pallerti (talk) 12:27, 3 June 2017 (UTC)
Pictogram voting comment.svg Comment@Justlettersandnumbers: your OTRS template link is wrong, the correct link is: ticket:2015111110005514 --Pallerti (talk) 12:43, 3 June 2017 (UTC)
Sorry about the link, Pallerti, thanks for fixing. Yes, I saw those things in the ticket, though I'm not sure we should mention them here because of privacy. What I didn't see was the permission of the photographer or any evidence that copyright was transferred by him/her to the claimed owner. As I said, unfortunately I don't read Hungarian. Justlettersandnumbers (talk) 18:07, 3 June 2017 (UTC)
I don't see anything I can add to this discussion, I am not on the OTRS team. Cheers! Ellin Beltz (talk) 18:45, 3 June 2017 (UTC)
The evidence is that her manager says so. --Tgr (talk) 21:57, 3 June 2017 (UTC)
Also quite possibly the copyright never belonged to the photographer. Under Hungarian copyright law, if you take a picture in the course of your work, copyright belongs to your employer. Malatinszky (talk) 23:07, 4 June 2017 (UTC)
Yes, it's quite possible, Malatinszky, but it's also quite possible that it did. What we need to do is to be sure, and I don't see how we can host the image until we are. Justlettersandnumbers (talk) 08:46, 6 June 2017 (UTC)
Hungarikusz Firkász, you have said this was OK in the previus deletion discussion. Do you have any comment? Justlettersandnumbers (talk) 21:35, 13 July 2017 (UTC)

Bitte OTRS-Label 2006052910008436 ergänzen[edit]

Vor Jahren habe ich mal eine Erlaubnis für Werke des Malers de:Sigmund Strecker von seinem Sohn Bernhard Strecker eingeholt, um die Bilder ins Wiki stellen zu dürfen. Dabei haben aber zwei Bilder das OTRS-Label 2006052910008436 nicht abbekommen, was mir leider erst später aufgefallen ist:

Könnte bitte jemand das Label bei den beiden Bildern setzen? Vielen Dank im Voraus, --Abubiju (talk) 16:39, 27 August 2017 (UTC)

Check request: uploads by Praktyk[edit]

Hi,

Praktyk has uploaded a few images of which some have been deleted (see User_talk:Praktyk) and some have OTRS tickets. I was wondering if one of those tickets wouldn't authorize all uploads from that account, among which File:Wilo-Star RS.jpg. The RedBurn (talk) 17:13, 13 October 2017 (UTC)

File:Yogi Adityanath.jpg[edit]

I was wandering if proper permission was received for File:Yogi Adityanath.jpg. --Muhandes (talk) 20:21, 16 October 2017 (UTC)

@Ruthven, Muhandes: The ticket is ticket:2017091310004718. I recall there being an uncropped version somewhere, which I'd like to examine before approving this. I recall there may have been an issue where the claimed copyright holder appeared in the photo. Guanaco (talk) 20:33, 16 October 2017 (UTC)
My original concern was that the uploader uploaded 9 other files under false "own work" claims which made me worry about this one, which might still be perfectly legitimate. --Muhandes (talk) 14:13, 17 October 2017 (UTC)

Kenco The Coffee Company[edit]

Hi JCB,

I am afraid you have deleted some updates we made to the Kenco page.

We are the advertising agency that works for Kenco and had been instructed to make these amend by our client.

Please revert back the amends we made.

Thanks, Anna — Preceding unsigned comment added by 80.169.55.234 (talk • contribs) 15:45, 17 October 2017‎ (UTC)

I assume this is JacobsDouweEgberts. This is not Jcb's talk page (that would be User talk:Jcb). But neither posts there nor here can resolve the issue. What you need to do is to follow the instructions on your user talk page. You may also wish to read Commons:Guidance for paid editors. LX (talk, contribs) 18:14, 17 October 2017 (UTC)

How to verify a Commons Account to be the account of an youtuber[edit]

Hello @all,

I work at the project b:de:Mathe für Nicht-Freaks and two youtube user (MJ Educations and Maths CA) share some of their videos under a free license so that they can be uploaded to Commons and can be embed in our articles. Therefore they have created an user on Commons (User:MJ Studies and User:Maths CA) and they have stated on the youtube's about site of their channels that User:MJ Studies and User:Maths CA are their own accounts respectively. What is needed to add Template:Verified account to their user sites? Shall they write a separate email?

Greetings, Stephan Kulla (talk) 18:11, 17 October 2017 (UTC)

Account Verification[edit]

Unser Benutzerkonto wurde für die deutsche Wikipedia bereits verifiziert, siehe OTRS-Ticket #2013013010011548. Könnte bitte jemand die entsprechende Vorlage auf unserer Commons-Benutzerseite ergänzen? Vielen Dank!

This account has been verified for German Wikipedia, see ticket #2013013010011548. Can someone please add the corresponding template to our userpage here on Commons? Thanks for your help.

--HSBiberach (talk) 09:28, 25 October 2017 (UTC)

@HSBiberach: There was no such a ticket, at least I couldn't find it. --Mhhossein talk 07:18, 27 October 2017 (UTC)
@Mhhossein: ticket:2013013010011548 (info-de), seems to be valid --Didym (talk) 07:34, 27 October 2017 (UTC)
@Didym: So that means that it was me who could not find it. I think that's because I don't have access to that queue. --Mhhossein talk 07:37, 27 October 2017 (UTC)
I have added the template to the user page. Unfortunately, the ticket has to stay in info-de, as it's also used on dewiki. --Didym (talk) 08:24, 27 October 2017 (UTC)

image copyright[edit]

Hi, I'm the author and sole copyright holder of the image called "Poster for "The 1up Fever" mockumentary" listed at this link https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Draft:The_1up_Fever_(film)#/media/File:The_1up_Fever_official_poster.jpg As requested I've added under my personal website this sentence: "This website's content has been published under the Creative Commons CC-BY-SA 4.0 license". You can find my website here https://www.behance.net/gallery/21334355/Poster-for-THE-1UP-FEVER. I would also add the sentence to my other website, which was the one originally listed for the image http://cargocollective.com/symlink/Poster-THE-1UP-FEVER but I'm not able to do that at the moment. I contacted the user 4nn1l2, by sending him an answer on private mail on October 08th, 2017, but I still didn't receive any answer so I thought to write here. I'm sorry if I'm making any mistake, I'm new to wikipedia. I hope everything is all right. Thank you, Francesca —Preceding unsigned comment was added by 79.30.195.214 (talk) 10:50, 28 October 2017 (UTC)

File:RedCoatTrail.png[edit]

File:RedCoatTrail.png was tagged with {{PermissionOTRS}} following Commons:Deletion requests/File:RedCoatTrail.png. However, it is claimed as "own work" by the uploader and licensed as {{self|cc-by-sa-3.0|GFDL}}. This is incorrect. Can an OTRS volunteer look into the email to clarify who the copyright holder is? The Saskatchewan government? A graphic designer with a name? xplicit 02:13, 31 October 2017 (UTC)

@Explicit: The ticket doesn't specify the license, but rather states that anyone is free to take photos and post them without permission from the Ministry of Highways and Infrastructure. Jon Kolbert (talk) 02:20, 31 October 2017 (UTC)
@Jon Kolbert: The statement is... a little vague by Commons standards, isn't it? It doesn't address derivatives or commercial use. A look at the ministry's copyright page doesn't answer the question for these types of signs, and is rather restrictive in the topics it does cover. xplicit 02:34, 31 October 2017 (UTC)
Pinging @Jcb: as the agent who handled the ticket. Jon Kolbert (talk) 02:40, 31 October 2017 (UTC)
The government agency responded to a message in which the license conditions (compatible with COM:L) were pointed out. Not how we would do it now, but fine in line with the common practice at OTRS 7 years ago. Jcb (talk) 16:10, 31 October 2017 (UTC)
@Jcb: I see, the permissions procedure has simply changed over time, so the license seems fine for the time it was processed. I've edited the file description to better reflect the author information. Hopefully, this is an appropriate approach. xplicit 00:55, 1 November 2017 (UTC)

File:Antoni Tàpies "Rinzen" (1992-1993). Vista del llit.jpg[edit]

Can someone please verify ticket #2012071210004849 ? Is it licensed by Macba or by Tàpies ? @Vriullop: who handled the ticket. — Racconish ☎ 07:14, 31 October 2017 (UTC)

It is licensed by w:Fundació Antoni Tàpies supposedly in behalf of heirs of Tàpies, and licensed by the photographer. --V.Riullop (talk) 09:36, 31 October 2017 (UTC)
Thanks V.Riullop. — Racconish ☎ 10:00, 31 October 2017 (UTC)

File:Colette Mazzucelli 2.jpg[edit]

This file was uploaded by a sockpuppeteer, so I wanted to check the permission, but I don't have access to whatever queue the ticket is in. ticket:2016082710007096, probably info-en. Can anyone confirm its validity? Guanaco (talk) 04:25, 3 November 2017 (UTC)

@Guanaco: You should ask to otrs-wiki admins to move it to a permission queue, so that everyone can check it. --Ruthven (msg) 22:23, 3 November 2017 (UTC)
@Guanaco: That ticket (with 41 articles) is in queue "info-en::Courtesy". It appears to contain valid permission for that file. You are welcome to request info-en access at otrswiki:Administrator requests.   — Jeff G. ツ 02:36, 5 November 2017 (UTC)

OTRS abuse[edit]

These uploads [1] by a new user, appear to have been tagged with OTRS tickets which apply to others. Secondarywaltz (talk) 15:02, 4 November 2017 (UTC)

@Secondarywaltz: ✓ Done That uploader has been determined to be a sock, it has been blocked, and its uploads have been nuked.   — Jeff G. ツ 02:39, 5 November 2017 (UTC)

File:Marie Luise Gansber IMG 7909.jpg[edit]

According to the exif data this picture was taken with an iPhone in 2016. The person shown on the photo died in 2003. The uploader obviously made a copy of the original and declared this copy as "own work" --Zxmt (talk) 18:38, 4 November 2017 (UTC)

maybe the same as the already deleted File:MLG Porträtfoto.jpg, marked as "passport photograph" here: https://de.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Marie_Luise_Gansberg&diff=159532740&oldid=159267622 --Zxmt (talk) 18:42, 4 November 2017 (UTC)
@Raboe001: --Zxmt (talk) 11:47, 4 December 2017 (UTC)
Das hier ein Pass abfotografiert wurde ist mir nicht aufgefallen, da sich der Kontakt als Erbin ausgab.
I didn't notice that a passport was photographed here because the contact pretended to be the heiress. -- Ra Boe watt?? 21:26, 10 December 2017 (UTC)

dossier en attente[edit]

Bonjour, je ne comprends pas, j'ai toujours le bandeau indiquant que la photo allait être effacée sous 30 jours alors que l'auteur de la photo m'a dit qu'il avait fournit les documents demandés et changé la taille de la photo. Il s'agit du fichier "Vincent_french_singer.jpg" ticket: 201730103010012764 Je suis ennuyée et je ne sais pas quoi faire, j'ai longuement discuté avec le photographe et je suis certaine que ce monsieur est bien l'auteur. Merci de m'aider et de me dire quoi faire --Ophélie Ravel (talk) 07:16, 5 November 2017 (UTC)

@Ophélie Ravel: Le bandeau dit 30 jours, mais le temps d'attente afin que le courriel soit au moins lu est de 77 jours (indiqué en haut de page). D'autre part, le numéro de ticket ne correspond à aucun ticket connu. --Ruthven (msg) 16:18, 8 November 2017 (UTC)

Plushie copyright[edit]

Could someone please check the above ticket to see if the release covers the copyright of the toy? A statement about the release in the linked DR would help confirm how many images the ticket relates to, and if there is verifiable confirmation that the toy is public domain. Thanks -- (talk) 12:26, 5 November 2017 (UTC)

I now have confirmation by IRC that the ticket is about the photograph, and gave no confirmation about the copyright of the toy. Thanks -- (talk) 13:18, 5 November 2017 (UTC)

File:Philippines Ice Hockey Team.jpg[edit]

The file is uploaded under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 4.0 International license but the Author is credited as just "See the OTRS ticket in the Permission field below." The problem is it seemed only OTRS volunteers could access the tickets and the license demands attribution. The name of the author should be properly credited.Hariboneagle927 (talk) 15:37, 5 November 2017 (UTC)

@JGHowes: Should photosubmissions customers expect their names to be released pursuant to the BY clause of CC licenses? I think so.   — Jeff G. ツ 18:23, 5 November 2017 (UTC)
This was briefly discussed and mentioned on the OTRS-wiki "Café" about a year ago. See otrswiki:Café/2017#What is and what isn't a violation of our privacy policy. --Jonatan Svensson Glad (talk) 19:16, 5 November 2017 (UTC)
@Josve05a: Thanks, I added the author to comply with the Cc-by-sa-4.0 license.   — Jeff G. ツ 05:46, 6 November 2017 (UTC)
Pictogram voting comment.svg Comment But we're not supposed to reveal personal information contained in OTRS communications. In this instance, the photographer publicly trades as "David J Photography", no last name given. I don't think his real last name should be revealed. Secondly, this is not the format shown in the template. JGHowes talk - 15:34, 6 November 2017 (UTC)
@JGHowes: Let's discuss that there.   — Jeff G. ツ 15:52, 6 November 2017 (UTC)

OTRS verification[edit]

Can a volunteer check if the ticket:2013082110009341 applies to the files File:Elephants_of_Kerala_L12_(5).jpg and File:Elephants_of_Kerala_L13_(2).jpg. I would like to see the files undeleted if the permission is covers these to images. -- Sreejith K (talk) 16:48, 10 November 2017 (UTC)

@Sreejithk2000: It doesn't: the ticket authorises only the photographs by Joseph Lazar. --Ruthven (msg) 16:53, 10 November 2017 (UTC)
I am confused. Are they the same person? I see the ticket in use for the image File:Nilgiri_marten_by_N_A_Nazeer.jpg but the image is attributed to N A Nazeer. --Sreejith K (talk) 17:04, 10 November 2017 (UTC)

Double check licensing[edit]

Can someone please review this image File:Laura Antonelli (Milan, 1974).jpg, not sure if the listed permissions are acceptable. Thank you, - FlightTime (open channel) 20:10, 11 November 2017 (UTC)

It's borderline, imho, but Italian PD is very permissive generally. We can keep it. --Ruthven (msg) 11:08, 15 December 2017 (UTC)

OTRS Verification[edit]

Hi there! I wonder if you could help me verifying all of these images permissions Angelena Bonet related to the ticket:2017111110001891. The email was sent last night by the copyright owner and producer which is Angelena Bonet herself. (Giuliano Verducci (talk) 23:08, 11 November 2017 (UTC))

Giuliano Verducci: Are you sure about the ticket number? Is it right? --Mhhossein talk 15:26, 25 November 2017 (UTC)
It was missing the 2 in 2017.... I've fixed the link. Guanaco (talk) 10:28, 29 November 2017 (UTC)

I want to change CC terms of my photo use.[edit]

Hi! I'm Alex Snow (this is one of my photo used in Wikimedia) and I want to change CC right for all my photos from CC BY-SA to CC BY-NC-SA because there is a lot of illegal non-attributed use of my photos in different resources lately.

Alex Snow —Preceding unsigned comment was added by 109.252.20.210 (talk) 21:47, 12 November 2017 (UTC)

You may not change the license because the license is irrevocable. However, if they are failing to provide attribution, that is already against the terms of the CC BY-SA and changing the license to CC BY-NC-SA won't prevent them from illegally reusing your photos. If you wish to stop them from using your photos illegally, it is up to you to send notices to them. -- King of ♠ 23:53, 12 November 2017 (UTC)
Sorry to hear that. Unfortunately, prohibiting those wanting to use the files in compliance with the licensing terms from using the files commercially will do nothing to change the behavior of those who already choose to ignore the existing license requirements. Anything that's published risks being used illegally, regardless of the licensing terms.
Here on Commons, we do care about license requirements and about free licenses. Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial Share-Alike is not a free license, and we don't host non-free content, so that license is incompatible with this site. Furthermore, Creative Commons licenses cannot be revoked. This also means that you cannot impose more restrictive terms on content that's already been distributed under a free license.
You can of course choose to stop distributing new works under a free license. That means we won't be able to host them here. If you choose to do so, you should e-mail permissions-commons@wikimedia.org from the same e-mail you used to send the original permission. Regards, LX (talk, contribs) 00:09, 13 November 2017 (UTC)

File:Lopez demetrius.jpg[edit]

Please check Lopez demetrius.jpg file currently nominated for the deletion. I've just got the confirmation from Rush University Medical Center that they've sent the official request to permissions-commons email, confirming that this file can be used under the Creative Commons license. Please advise what should be done to the file? Should I change something (description, author info) or it will all be handled by one of the OTRS team members? -- Bbarmadillo (talk) 16:36, 14 November 2017 (UTC)

@Bbarmadillo: Multiple people with access to the ticket have posted at the DR and the file has been kept.   — Jeff G. ツ 02:06, 16 November 2017 (UTC)

Photo of Mladen Savić[edit]

The photo https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Mladen_Savi%C4%87.jpg was claimed to be unverified. Is it OK if the person on the photo sends an e-mail with the text "I am the Mladen Savić on the photo, and I approve it's usage in my Wikipia article" or what exactly should I tell him to e-mail to the permissions-team mail adress? --Yukterez (talk) 07:15, 15 November 2017 (UTC)

@Yukterez: Please have the photographer or copyright holder read OTRS.   — Jeff G. ツ 02:00, 16 November 2017 (UTC)

File:AljndrOraa....jpg by Kike San Martin[edit]

File:AljndrOraa....jpg has EXIF data showing it was taken by Kike San Martin. This is a fashion photographer that we have a whole category of images for, Category:Kike San Martín. But all the images in that category seem to have different OTRS permissions, such as ticket #2013101710018095, ticket #2013101710018308, ticket #2013101710018031 ... and those are just the first 3 files in that category. Could someone please read those OTRS tickets and see whether they would apply to this file as well, or if it should be deleted? --GRuban (talk) 17:44, 16 November 2017 (UTC)

All tickets are ok. Different number ok ticket was simply started off by different otrs operator processed every ticket. I'll connect all tickets, but starts from now we will use the newest one (I'll report number after fixing). Thanks, --.avgas 11:53, 17 November 2017 (UTC)
@.avgas: Sorry, didn't understand. Do any of the tickets apply to File:AljndrOraa....jpg? --GRuban (talk) 19:47, 21 November 2017 (UTC)
@.avgas: Excuse me? Do any of the OTRS tickets apply to the file? --GRuban (talk) 16:58, 27 November 2017 (UTC)
Hello? Anyone? Bueller? --GRuban (talk) 16:39, 4 December 2017 (UTC)
Hi! Could someone who has OTRS access check one or two of the Kike San Martin OTRS tickets and say whether he is releasing most of his images, or just the specific ones he has listed? Because this specific file, File:AljndrOraa....jpg has EXIF saying it is a San Martin photograph, so if he released it, then it's good, but if he didn't, it should be deleted. Thanks! --GRuban (talk) 21:37, 15 December 2017 (UTC)

Problems with File:Gidon Kremer at Kammermusikfest Lockenhaus 2008.jpg[edit]

few days ago I uploaded a flickr-file of Gidon Kremer, because the photographer gave me permission by email to upload the pic under cc by-sa 4.0. I think, he has not given his permission in compliance with OTRS-regulations since then, because he did not response to my requests any longer. Please delete the file. It seems, that I acted too precipitately and there will be no OTRS-Email to you. Sorry. ....HMS 08:19, 22 November 2017 (UTC) — Preceding unsigned comment added by PaulasBunt (talk • contribs) 08:20, 22 November 2017 (UTC)

Oh, few minutes ago the author of the file informed me, that he has send a OTRS-Email to the permission-jury right now. So things go one in a correct way and there is no need to delete the file. PaulasBunt ....HMS 14:39, 22 November 2017 (UTC)

File deleted - Alan_Duffy_and_Neil_deGrasse_Tyson_2017_Melbourne.jpg[edit]

Hello. On 12 November 2017‎, User:JuTa removed File:Alan_Duffy_and_Neil_deGrasse_Tyson_2017_Melbourne.jpg from Commons, saying it "has been deleted from Commons because: No OTRS permission since 2017-08-28". But I have copies of the email which the photographer sent OTRS to authorize it, so I am not clear what the problem is or how to address it. JuTa suggesting raising the question here: any suggestions? --Gronk Oz (talk) 13:36, 23 November 2017 (UTC)

Cannot find anything to match file name (or part of file name - except File:Duffy galaxy gas simulation.png). If the e-mail arrived in permissions then there should be an auto reply with the ticket number. Ronhjones  (Talk) 17:22, 4 December 2017 (UTC)

Tickets on "PD-author without author information" images[edit]

I've been reviewing images in Category:PD-author without author information and see some files with tickets but no license was added to the files and there are some other notices, such a missing a source, that the tickets may answer. Please check these and fill in the appropriate details or nominate for deletion.

Thanks Ww2censor (talk) 00:30, 25 November 2017 (UTC)

Convenience links:
  — Jeff G. ツ 22:57, 25 November 2017 (UTC)
@Ww2censor: ✓ Done   — Jeff G. ツ 23:30, 25 November 2017 (UTC)

Frage zu Ticket Nr. 2017111710008319 / Pneumobil_Award-Verleihung.jpg[edit]

Hallo, ich beziehe mich auf ein Ticket Nr. 2017111710008319. Es geht um das Bild: https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/f/f8/Pneumobil_Award-Verleihung.jpg. Können Sie mir bitte mitteilen, warum die bisher eingegangene E-Mail noch nicht Ihren Anforderungen für eine Freigabe genügt. Was muss der Urheber noch beibringen? Was ist falsch?

Hello, I am referring to ticket no. 2017111710008319. It is about the picture: https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/f/f8/Pneumobil_Award-Verleihung.jpg. Can you please tell me why the e-mail to permissions@ does not meet your requirements for approval. What else does the author have to teach? What is wrong?

Vielen Dank für Ihre Hilfe. / Thanks for your help. --LuBae (talk) 11:27, 27 November 2017 (UTC)

@LuBae: Currently the ticket is in a queue waiting for one of our German-speaking volunteers to answer it. Guanaco (talk) 10:25, 29 November 2017 (UTC)

OTRS Pending tag for extracted images[edit]

Hi, how do I handle the OTRS Pending message on extracted images? I've noticed that when an OTRS tag is changed from Pending to Approved, the change does not flow down to the extracted (cropped) images. I am manually copying the OTRS approval tags into the cropped images, but doing so shows an error message: "You are trying to add a OTRS permission tag to this page. In general, such tags should only added by OTRS members" ... so what is the proper procedure here? Thanks @sikander (talk) 23:08, 28 November 2017 (UTC)

@Siqbal: It's best to not tag the extracted images with OTRS-anything. As long as the derived version is clearly linked to the source, we can follow the link and verify permission on the original. Guanaco (talk) 04:23, 29 November 2017 (UTC)

File deleted - File:David Klarner, George Polya, Nicolaas G de Bruijn.jpg[edit]

Dear Commons:

On 2 November 2017 User:JuTa deleted File:David Klarner, George Polya, Nicolaas G de Bruijn.jpg from Commons, saying it "has been deleted from Commons because: No OTRS permission since 2017-08-07". But I have copies of the email correspondence regarding authorization between the wife of David Klarner (who was the photographer) and OTRS. So I am not clear what the problem is or how to address it. JuTa suggesting raising the question here: any suggestions?--Toploftical (talk) 17:35, 30 November 2017 (UTC)

@Toploftical: The communication was probably unsatisfactory, what is the ticket number?   — Jeff G. ツ 18:52, 30 November 2017 (UTC)
On searching, the last e-mail from "Toploftical" was about File:DIAS_1942_photo.jpg - 274 days ago. Nothing newer is showing. Ronhjones  (Talk) 17:14, 4 December 2017 (UTC)

Requesting assistance on OTRS ticket[edit]

Greetings: There has been discussion subsequent to my close of Commons:Deletion requests/File:Bart meijers-1489238923.jpg that perhaps there is something wrong with the ticket: "Because the OTRS permission was send by someone else than the rightful owner of this work and thus invalid. Sjoerddebruin." Next Jon Kolbert reported that the ticket is in Dutch, [2] and I am requesting the assistance of an OTRS editor with facility in that language. Please let me know the outcome. Cheers! Ellin Beltz (talk) 05:48, 3 December 2017 (UTC)

Sjoerd is a valued OTRS agent (but you couldn't have known that) and the handling OTRS agent replied in the DR: thanks user:seb26 for your explanation. indeed I did not recognize the "1" as a snapshot icon. Please delete this image. Elly (talk) 07:25, 28 November 2017 (UTC)
So no, the OTRS permission is not valid. Please reconsider and delete the image. Ciell (talk) 14:58, 3 December 2017 (UTC)

@Ellin Beltz: Would you like to delete or want me to do it? Ciell (talk) 10:14, 6 December 2017 (UTC)

@Ciell: I got it. Thanks. Ellin Beltz (talk) 16:01, 6 December 2017 (UTC)

Perhaps a Copyright infringement[edit]

The photopgrapher of this file File:Josune Bereziartu.jpg is obviously the climber Rikar Otegui (date 2006 or before and not as in the Wikimedia Commons file-description declared 2010): Climbing.com & wspinanie.pl. Two other uploads from the same User raise questions too: File:Nalle Hukkataival.jpg and this one File:Nalle on James Giant Peach (V11) - Thailand.jpg, because both are from Twitter. The second one posted by Nalle Hukkataival himself on 5th January 2016. PaulasBunt ....HMS 06:37, 3 December 2017 (UTC)

Verification of copyright requested[edit]

hi friend,

The magazine I work for is interested in using this image: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Meena_founder_of_RAWA_speaking_in_1982.jpg

The site says that wikimedia has received documentation verifying that owner of the photo has placed it in the creative commmons: ticket #2009020710021864.

Is there any way I can access that verification?


feel free to email at simon.tikkun(at)gmail.com

thank you —Preceding unsigned comment was added by 173.164.129.134 (talk) 22:39, 8 December 2017 (UTC)

No, sorry, but you may comply with one of the licenses on that file or construct an email address from User:Rawa77.   — Jeff G. ツ 23:38, 8 December 2017 (UTC)

File:Chris Sherwin (veterinary biologist), 2009.jpg[edit]

Ticket#2017091410011119 -- User:JuTa deleted the file and when I asked him to restore it, he said to come here. The OTRS volounteer forgot to confirm the release when editing the file description page. I received the following email (my bold):

"Please go ahead and upload the photo of Chris Sherwin. The permission has been accepted. All that's still required is the file on Commons so that I may tag it. Yours sincerely, Quintin Williams"

I uploaded the image and the photographer/copyright holder submitted a CC-BY-SA 4.0 license to permissions in a separate email. Please let me know when that's done as the image was used in the biography of Chris Sherwin, (deceased), and at DYK. Thanks in advance... Atsme 📞 01:46, 15 December 2017 (UTC)

Hi there! I looked up the ticket: best thing to do now is to reply with the link to the Commons image, so that another Commons agent can add the ticket number. We'll take care of the restoring on Commons if that's necessary. Ciell (talk) 16:30, 15 December 2017 (UTC)
Thank you, Ciell The red link is File:Chris Sherwin (veterinary biologist), 2009.jpg (which I included as this section header) - are you saying I have to upload the image again, or can you revert the action and restore the image? Atsme 📞 20:54, 15 December 2017 (UTC)
I just uploaded it again - see thumb|2009 - Chris Sherwin, veterinary scientist - please just tag it. Thanks! Atsme 📞 21:53, 15 December 2017 (UTC)
I could have restored the image, but this is fine as well. I added the permission on Commons, so the image won't be deleted again. Ciell (talk) 10:31, 17 December 2017 (UTC)

Undeletion request[edit]

Please, verify this undeletion request. It is a clearcut case IMO.—Teles «Talk to me ˱C L @ S˲» 03:24, 16 December 2017 (UTC)

File:Emi in concert.png[edit]

Can anyone check ticket for this File:Emi in concert.png. --Smooth O (talk) 20:10, 16 December 2017 (UTC)

It's not in the permissions queue's, but in info-ro, so not all agents have access. Let me try and find a agent who does have access. Ciell (talk) 10:35, 17 December 2017 (UTC)
@Andrei Stroe: @Turbojet: @Silenzio76: Can you have a look? And maybe transfer the ticket to the permissions queue? Ciell (talk) 10:39, 17 December 2017 (UTC)
Moved to permissions queue. The ticket seems ok. --Turbojet (talk) 17:09, 17 December 2017 (UTC)

Manaf Halbouni - Bus Monument[edit]

Es gibt eine Freigabe für das Monument 2017050310010139 und eine weitere 2017111110005109. Kann ich unter einer dieser beiden Freigaben meine eigenen Bilder vom Monument in Berlin hochladen oder würde das von keiner der beiden Freigaben abgedeckt??

--C.Suthorn (talk) 12:42, 17 December 2017 (UTC)