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File tagging File:LAVINE.png
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- See Commons:PD#Works_by_the_US_Government. Works created by the U.S. Federal government are public domain, but this rule does not apply to state or local governments. As Lavine's photo is from a New York State government website, it is almost certain to be copyrighted, either by New York State, or by Lavine or someone working for him; any claim of it being PD would require some specific evidence. The best solution would be for you to contact Lavine's office and ask them to release this photo, or a similar one, under a free license. COM:OTRS and Commons:Email templates describe the process for requesting and confirming such a license, which would allow us to keep the image. --dave pape (talk) 01:28, 23 September 2010 (UTC)