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Please check OTRS permission for this file. I've uploaded this photo after request in IRC chat, however, I don't have OTRS system access, just used number, provided by irc user. Recently this person led an agressive promo in Russian Wikipedia, used fakes and fraud, and now I am not sure, that it is all ok with this permission, bezik (talk) 22:56, 29 May 2015 (UTC)

Pictogram voting info.svg Info: The ticket is in Russian. It contains an eMail from a freemail account forwarded using a freemail account, but also a signed document which isn't a release. The agent who dealt with, User:Lvova, is no longer active.    FDMS  4    00:17, 1 June 2015 (UTC)
The actual release is in the first email. I believe the document is a transfer of rights (upon payment of a certain amount). It is signed only by the photographer, and I guess it was just assumed that the amount was paid, thus the rights transferred. A native Russian speaker's opinion would be good. Storkk (talk) 13:25, 14 September 2015 (UTC)

Hazal Kaya.jpg OTRS permission[edit]

uploaded by SuhailAzaz from Pakistan that has a OTRS ticket is in copyright violations. uploaded picture isn't "own work," and not been taken in 2012. Copied from the original picture of the behind the scenes (promotion of "aski-memnu (forbiden love tv series) made by Ay yapim downloaded from > > you can also download the (full-lenght) of the same photo from > taken in Aug 2008. In short, picture taken in 2008 not 2012, and remains the property of "Ay yapim" the production company.

@Cirt: Pinging the agent who added the ticket.--Sphilbrick (talk) 18:18, 1 June 2015 (UTC)

File:2010 Nikolai Litvinov Nantional Branding C1 BM 4.pdf[edit]

This file has an OTRS template but has not been edited by an OTRS member as far as I can see. Is the OTRS template correct? Could a copyright tag be added to the file? --Stefan4 (talk) 15:08, 30 June 2015 (UTC)

Email is in Russian. Natuur12 (talk) 15:17, 30 June 2015 (UTC)

Timor images[edit]

User:Smooth O has put templates into some of the images, I loaded up, but now he is telling me, he couldn't check, if there are permissions still send or not. It made me a little angry, because the emails have been send long time ago.

Photographs by Natália Carrascalão Antunes: The permission was sent in Feb. 2012. I do not have the mails in my backup anymore. Three years after upload it is a little bit difficult to retrace the former dialogue. Ambassador Natália Carrascalão Antunes seems to be a little busy, so I got no answer for a new request to permite the upload again, so it would be good, you can find the old one. Would makke it easier.

Photographs by Artur R. Braga: The permission for the pictures was sent to on 2014-11-14. This information is written at the File pages. The subject was "hola bondia". Artur wrote: "mr. fischer is allowed to load up the photos at wikimedia under license CC-BY-SA-30. l the photograph." Two days before, he sent the photos to me directly. I still have the mail in my backup. I can resend all three mails, if needed. To get contact again via 12,000 km is not that easy. Done --JPF (talk) 20:01, 29 July 2015 (UTC)

--JPF (talk) 19:09, 28 July 2015 (UTC)

New permission of Mrs. Natália Carrascalão Antunes is sent to permission right now. --JPF (talk) 09:28, 21 August 2015 (UTC)


I'd like to confirm this permission ticket: JHVipond (talk) 16:41, 29 July 2015 (UTC)

Pictogram voting comment.svg Comment IMHO not a valid ticket due to the shortcut in the statement given. --Hedwig in Washington (mail?) 03:12, 31 July 2015 (UTC)
Agree with above. If this was a CC licence, this would be ok, but not GDFL. --Mdann52talk to me! 16:22, 20 August 2015 (UTC)

File:Tomba di luigi de' rossi, santa felicita.jpg[edit]

Can someone check is this OTRS ticket added by uploader valid for this photo, and if it is can someone add template. Thanks. --Smooth_O (talk) 20:13, 2 August 2015 (UTC)

Same for this File:Cerreto guidi.jpg. --Smooth_O (talk) 20:14, 2 August 2015 (UTC)

Ark: Survival Evolved images[edit]

Five images (File:Ark Survival Evolved flying dinosaur.jpg, File:Ark Survival Evolved riding dinosaur.jpg, File:Ark Survival Evolved logo - black background.png, File:Ark Survival Evolved logo.png, File:Ark Survival Evolved logo 2.png) were just deleted from Commons because they were not updated with the OTRS ticket number. I'm not very experienced in this field; can somebody please help me with this? The copyright owner sent an email to OTRS on 26 May 2015. Thanks! -- Rhain1999 (talk to me) 21:04, 2 August 2015 (UTC)

@Rhain1999: this might be ticket:2015052510018139, which was received on 25 May. It was replied to with a request for further information on 27 May and nothing further has been received. There are two issues as it stands: 1) the original email was sent from a gmail account, and so there is no assurance that the person who sent the permission is the copyright holder, and 2) The filenames referenced above appear nowhere in the email. There is a link to a google drive containing what looks like a press pack with multiple nested hierarchies of folders, with documents and pictures. Best regards, Storkk (talk) 15:03, 28 September 2015 (UTC)


Can someone check ticket stated in file description for this photo. --Smooth_O (talk) 08:07, 4 August 2015 (UTC)

There were doubts regarding the authenticity of the release, but the customer refused to ask the copyright holder or his representative to send it directly to us. Unsure why it was accepted although it was clear it did "not meet formal requirements", ping Pajz   FDMS  4    04:22, 5 August 2015 (UTC)

File:Выделенные Полосы в Москве, Инфографика.jpg[edit]

Good time of the day!

I've been by advised by user Motopark to apply for your assistance regarding my issue.

The issue is the following - when I created an infographics file (an image) and tried to publish it in on Russian Wikipedia, I, being myself creator and thus owner of this image, had filled in the form provided and sent it to 11 august at 22.38 [Ticket#2015081110020914].

Please be informed the following about that image. This image is my own work and neither contains logos or registered TM signs, nor does it contain any works or parts or works of other copyright owners. Therefore I can publish it in Russian internet (in Russian Wikipedia in particular) without any restrictions, according to current Russian legislation. To my humble opinion even if it is considered as no-free content in some countries outside of Russia, it still seemed to me being in line with fair use rules for Russia in particular (those I've seen provided on the page )

So far I got neither approval nor rejection from OTRS directly regarding my request, but got a notification from user Motopark regarding probable copyright violation.

After having a mail exchange conversation with Motopark, been advised by him to apply to you, because he still sees my case as fair use issue. Am asking for your advice now, because my image been labeled for deletion by august 18.

Can you please kindly advise me how to solve my issue so that I can publish my work in Russian Wikipedia?

Thank you in advance for your kind assistance and support

Truly yours,

Raven Tao (talk) 11:30, 16 August 2015 (UTC)

Account Verification[edit]

Unser Benutzerkonto wurde für die deutsche Wikipedia bereits verifiziert, siehe OTRS-Ticket #2015081010010098. Könnte bitte jemand die entsprechende Vorlage auf unserer Commons-Benutzerseite ergänzen? Vielen Dank!

This account has been verified for German Wikipedia, see ticket #2015081010010098. Can someone please add the corresponding template to our userpage here on Commons? Thanks for your help.

--Vereinte Dienstleistungsgewerkschaft (talk) 08:46, 17 August 2015 (UTC)

@Vereinte Dienstleistungsgewerkschaft: ✓ Done. Raymond 09:25, 30 September 2015 (UTC)

Rwandan coins[edit]

Please could someone check the status of File:Rwanda, 10 Francs or à l'effigie du président Grégoire Kayibanda.jpg? It shows as having an OTRS ticket confirming that copyright is granted, but it suggests that the French numismatic organisation CGB owns the copyright and had the right to grant permission to Wikimedia to use it. Surely, however, as an image of a coin, it should be governed by Commons:Currency? And it's not at all clear that reproduction of Rwandan currency is permitted - the commons Currency page doesn't say either way. Thanks Amakuru (talk) 13:34, 24 August 2015 (UTC)

Change Email templates for automatic OTRS replys?[edit]

Hi folks, apparently the German queue for permission e-mails is currently longer than 1 month (Half of those pictures have not been processed yet even though permission was sent immediately, i.e. on 22 July, Ticket#: 2015072310004377). That in itselt is not much of a problem, but the confirmation that is automatically being sent by is a bit misleading as it suggests that it usually takes just a few days: "Da alle E-Mails persönlich von freiwilligen und ehrenamtlichen Mitgliedern des Support-Teams bearbeitet werden, kann es vorkommen, dass bis zum Erhalt einer Antwort mehrere Tage vergehen." According to FAQ, > 1 month is quite common, so I suggest that the Email template is modified accordingly. Regards, --Mangomix 🍸 12:39, 25 August 2015 (UTC)

(C) and permission[edit]

The permission for this states 'This work is free and may be used by anyone for any purpose.' The image itself shows a clear copyright-symbol, stating the copyright belongs to 'Netstone S.C.'. It seems to me these do not go together very well. Does this require a second look, an adaptation of the image or am I misinterpreting things? Thanks in advance, RonnieV (talk) 16:46, 31 August 2015 (UTC)

The email from the sender cannot be linked to Netstone but it can be linked to funfactory and therefor I would say that this ticket is invalid but perhaps one of the Polish speaking agents disagrees. Additional information about the watermark is required. Otherwise, we cannot be sure about the copyright status. Natuur12 (talk) 16:53, 31 August 2015 (UTC)

File:Monumental Urban Life.jpg[edit]

English Wikipedia had an OTRS template whereas Commons did not, so I copied the OTRS template over. However, I then noticed that the copyright tags differ. Is there some information in the OTRS ticket about which copyright tag the file should use? --Stefan4 (talk) 17:46, 26 September 2015 (UTC)

@Stefan4: {{cc-by-sa-4.0|1=Roland Neveu}}. Confusion may have arisen because the license was contained in a pdf file with a slightly misleading filename. Storkk (talk) 10:33, 27 September 2015 (UTC)

This image on the commons has an OTRS licence while this copy on Wikipedia does not[edit]

Can someone please link this image to Wikipedia, because here the image has an OTRS on file, but on Wikipedia it is still the old copy before the OTRS, and I can't use it in my user pages. Thanks. — Ineuw talk 20:54, 26 September 2015 (UTC)

Pinging ticket owner, Natuur12. To me the ticket seems a touch murky: the license appears to apply to this html page and not specifically the logo, however it seems relatively clear from the language used that the copyright holder intended to freely license the logo. Storkk (talk) 10:28, 27 September 2015 (UTC)
This is what you get when the client is not very familiar with copyright law but in his first post he links to the entire website which includes the logo and from the language it indeed becomes clear that he means the logo. I would say that the ticket is valid but I can understand why people can disagree with that point of view. Natuur12 (talk) 10:33, 27 September 2015 (UTC)
Pictogram voting comment.svg Comment Transferred the logo from enwiki to Commons, ticket# added. --Hedwig in Washington (mail?) 14:01, 28 September 2015 (UTC)

No subject[edit]

Niniejszym potwierdzam że zdjęcie w pliku: Bucznik_1930_r._widok_od_pd._zach..jpg jest własnością mojego prywatnego archiwum i zostało wykonane ponad 70 lat temu (ok. 1930 r.) przez nieznanego autora - stając się tym samym także własnością publiczną. W związku z tym było publikowane już też publikownae co najmniej dwukrotnie - w pozycji Zamek Prezydenta Rzeczypospolitej Polskiej w Wiśle, Kraków 2005, s. 48 ISBN 83-921543-0-4 oraz na stronie:,pl,mapa-kultury,129972.html. Wiadomość tę zamieszczam z powodu usunięcia tego pliku przez użytkownika Natuur12 w sirpniu bieżącego roku z Wikimedia Commons. Zdjęcie było zamieszczone przez ponad rok w Wikipedii na stronie Bucznik (województwo śląskie) w Infoboksie i odnosiło się temtycznie ściśle do tej strony, będąć najważniejszą na niej ilustracją. Z przyczyn merytorycznych jego usunięcie jest po prostu szkodliwe. Mam nadzieję że to o czym informuję ostateczne wystarczy dla wyjaśnienia watpliwości natury prawnej, które jak się wydaje były przyczyną usunięcie pliku z Wikimedia Commons, o którego przywrócenie, jako autor tej i innych stron w Wikipedii, bardzo proszę. Łukasz Konarzewski — Preceding unsigned comment added by L.konarzewski (talk • contribs) 12:00, 2 October 2015‎ (UTC)

Bild von Huberbe hochgeladen[edit]

Vor 4 Wochen habe ich folgende Datei hochgeladen und die Genehmigung per Mail zusenden lassen. Bitte bearbeitet das Ticket, bevor es der Robot löschen wird:

Danke, --Huberbe (talk) 14:47, 4 October 2015 (UTC)

@Huberbe: Moin moin! ticket:2015090710014839. Am 11.9. wurde eine email geschickt, bisher keine Reaktion auf die gestellte Frage. LG, --Hedwig in Washington (mail?) 00:52, 5 October 2015 (UTC)
Danke für die Info, ich hake mal nach. --Huberbe (talk) 12:01, 5 October 2015 (UTC)
Herr Käser hat mir per Mail geantwortet: er meint die gestellte Frage beantwortet zu haben. Falls diese nicht im OTRS aufzufinden ist, lasst ihm die Mail einfach nochmals zukommen. Ich werde ihn darüber informieren. Danke! --Huberbe (talk) 19:34, 6 October 2015 (UTC)


Je souhaite de l'aide en Français pour le choix d'une licence pour la photo du buste du Général DELFINO que j'ai importée ( Je souhaite mettre une licence du même type que pour les autres photos de la page Marcel Mayer sur Wikipedia que j'avais importées mais n'y arrive pas . L'auteur de la photo est l'épouse de l'artiste qui est prête à donner son accord. D'avance merci pour votre aide en Français . --amazone 48 (talk) 18:02, 6 October 2015 (UTC)