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Subject matter essays

Certain classifications of works are subject to relatively high instances of confusion and misunderstanding. I've written the following essays to discuss some problematic classifications, with a deliberate emphasis on reference to applicable statutes and court cases, something embarrassingly rare on the Commons. Accordingly, these essays seek not to offer my opinion, but rather the opinion of--to use parlance--reliable sources.


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  • Copyright violations: ~40
  • Other speedy deletions: ~29
  • Unfree Flickr files: ~0
  • Recent unfree Flickr images: ~0
  • No license since 17 February 2018: ~84
  • No source since 17 February 2018: ~29
  • Media uploaded without a license as of 2018-02: ~51
  • Undeletion requests: ~18


  • Duplicates: ~30
  • Categories for discussion: 55 months
  • Media requiring a split up‎: ~168
  • Commons protected edit requests: ~13
  • Category:Commons protected edit requests (technical): ~0
  • Requests for unblock: ~0

See also: DR, HMS, ...

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