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Moved your question...

... to Commons:Administrators'_noticeboard#Flickr_upload_mistake, since only an admin can fix this. I'm an admin, but I don't have time to follow through on it right now. - Jmabel ! talk 18:18, 31 October 2011 (UTC)

And someone did the merge. - Jmabel ! talk 23:56, 31 October 2011 (UTC)

Message at my Talk Page

Hi January! I left you a response at my Talk Page. --Skol fir (talk) 21:49, 29 November 2011 (UTC)

A file was speedy deleted even after I protested

Hi January! At File:Soanya_ahmad-2010.jpg I left you a message, relating to the speedy deletion of the file in question. I also left a reason in the discussion page for that photo, explaining that this file should be allowed to stay while I am in the process of requesting permission from Harold Channer. I have just sent him the letter asking for permission.

Now I see that the file has already been deleted. This is really unacceptable, that I am working like a dog to follow your rules and you ignore my pleas for a stay of execution! Please explain how this can happen! Does no one read the Discussion Page? I am at a loss for words. I really wonder how you can allow this kind of behavior by User:Nyttend. It is enough to make me throw up my hands in disgust, when I have been contributing diligently for over 2 years on Wikipedia, and feel that I am owed at least an explanation. --Skol fir (talk) 07:02, 30 November 2011 (UTC)

I also sent an enquiry to "Nyttend" about this file deletion. Maybe he has an answer that I can live with. :-) --Skol fir (talk) 07:30, 30 November 2011 (UTC)
Also, if I do get permission from Harold Channer, where do I put the notice that it has been sent to OTRS? You just got my photo deleted, and there is no place now to put such a notice! Do I upload the photo again and then place the notice? --Skol fir (talk) 07:33, 30 November 2011 (UTC)
This is an enwp rather than a Commons issue, but if permission is received an OTRS volunteer will request that the image be undeleted (or restore it themselves if they are also an administrator), and add a note to the description page confirming the permission. I would not recommend re-uploading it given that it's been deleted once already. January (talk) 12:23, 30 November 2011 (UTC)

Autopatrol given

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Hello. I just wanted to let you know that I have granted autopatrol rights to your account; the reason for this is that I believe you are sufficiently trustworthy and experienced to have your contributions automatically sighted. This will have no effect on your editing, and is simply intended to help users watching Recent changes or Recent uploads to find unproductive edits amidst the productive ones. Thank you. -- RE rillke questions? 22:47, 7 December 2011 (UTC)

Thank you. January (talk) 12:08, 8 December 2011 (UTC)

Correcting a wrong source

Hi January! I correct the source of http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Johnny_Depp_in_Charlie_and_the_Chocolate_factory.jpg which I uplaoded and it has been nominated for deletion. Please don't delete it. the source is http://omelhordojoe.blogspot.com and this is a straight link http://omelhordojoe.blogspot.com/2010/08/as-mil-e-uma-faces-de-johnny-depp.html Soheyla Sh (talk) 16:42, 6 January 2012 (UTC)

Sorry but I don't think that's going to affect the outcome, the image is still copyrighted and not released under any free licence. January (talk) 16:47, 6 January 2012 (UTC)
But it is not copyrighted. it has realesed in many websites. first time I found it in google search. what should I do now? I used that in an article. Soheyla Sh (talk) 16:54, 6 January 2012 (UTC)
Appearing on other websites does not mean that the image is not copyrighted, most images found on the web are copyrighted. Please see Commons:Image casebook#Internet images for more information. January (talk) 17:47, 6 January 2012 (UTC)
What a pity! Thank you for your guidance. Soheyla Sh (talk) 09:39, 7 January 2012 (UTC)

File:Stephane_vial.jpg

As asked, I added more detailed permission info to this image : http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Stephane_vial.jpg. Please validate. Thank you.

The linked permission appears to be from Stéphane Vial's own website, but according to the source information he is not the copyright holder of the image. The permission would need to be granted by Pastaiga/Gatis Gierts as they were identified as the authors. January (talk) 20:33, 21 January 2012 (UTC)

I will ask Stéphane Vial for sending the proof by email. --Piffeo (talk) 16:52, 22 January 2012 (UTC)

But I am surprised the link on Stéphane Vial's own website is not enough, because the image is published on this website with this description : Permission is granted to copy, distribute and/or modify this document under the terms of the GNU Free Documentation License on condition that you mention : By courtesey of latvian magazine Pastaiga. Photo credit : Gatis Gierts, F64. --Piffeo (talk) 16:54, 22 January 2012 (UTC)

Sorry, but the permission needs to be granted by the copyright holder of the image. January (talk) 18:39, 22 January 2012 (UTC)

Admin suggestion

Hello January

I don't know if you are interested in this. I'm thinking of nominating you for adminship here. For me, you are one of the good candidate who has have done a lot of good work here and an admin on en.wp. Please say whether you want me do this or prefer to nominate yourself. Kind regards--Morning Sunshine (talk) 09:30, 19 February 2012 (UTC)

Thank you, I really appreciate that. I gave it some thought but I still feel I need to get to grips with the details of copyright law etc, so I think I might spend a few more months patrolling before trying for adminship here. I'm very grateful for the thought though, thank you. January (talk) 21:21, 20 February 2012 (UTC)
OK, thank you for your answer. Hope to see you soon on RfA. Kind regards--Morning Sunshine (talk) 05:10, 21 February 2012 (UTC)

Dear January -- the human costs of deletion over rehabilitation

I just want you to know how your actions affect others. I know you are aware in theory, but let's move beyond theory for a moment.

I worked very hard to get you (Wikipedia) some pictures for your articles. I didn't play with my kids, I didn't work overtime, I didn't go watch tv. I made a donation of my time, for you, for wikipedia.

And through your actions, that time has been rendered useless. I feel rejected, I feel as if I have been disrespected, I feel as if I am unwanted. In the professional world, I've seen people walk off a job for lesser insults to their work.

You might think I'm just a whiny crybaby, and maybe I am. But I'm a whiny crybaby with a point.

We can play this game two ways.

  • It can be like football: New Editors throw the ball to experienced editors who catch it and run with it.
  • It can be like Volleyball: New editors constantly throw balls, and experienced editors try to spike down as many as possible.

I threw you FOUR GOOD PASSES. I gave you enough information to easily verify their copyright status with a simple email. You failed to receive. You spiked my throws back in my face. You did not act as if we are on the same team, you acted as if we are on opposing teams.

We are NOT on opposing teams.

I put in a few phone calls and a few emails to get Wikipedia those pictures. You now have a moral duty to replace them. You can accept that duty, make the emails, and do your job. Or you can do the lazy thing, dismiss me as a troll without a message, and leave those articles imageless.

Obviously, I'm not cleaning up your mess or adding any more images until your mess is cleaned up. If you goal is just to take good people and get them to stop participating, then one more notch for you. --HectorMoffet (talk) 07:33, 8 March 2012 (UTC)

I'm sorry, but it wouldn't actually solve the problem if I e-mailed the contacts myself - permission e-mails need to be stored and archived through the COM:OTRS system, and checked by an approved OTRS member (which I'm not), so verification from me wouldn't be accepted here as evidence of permission (File:"Waking Up in Davis" Album Cover.jpg is an example of an image with the appropriate verification notice). If you already have an e-mail from the copyright holder giving permission, forwarding it to permissions-commons@wikimedia.org should be sufficient for this, and the images will be restored once permission is confirmed. The OTRS team can be contacted through Commons:OTRS/Noticeboard if you need further guidance. January (talk) 08:19, 8 March 2012 (UTC)
January, look at this from my perspective. I met Wikipedia more than halfway. MORE than halfway.
You address me as if I have some burning desire in my heart to chronicle things for your project. I do not. I am offering to do your project a favor, I am not begging for a few measly images.
I am a volunteer author. I help write to the best of my ability and pass it off to my editors.
Are you a volunteer editor or a volunteer bouncer? I expect an editor to take my work and improve on it. I expect a bouncer to spend their time excluding others from the process. Which are you being, if I meet you more than halfway, and you respond to me with bureaucracy jibberish. Don't _justify_ your fumble, FIX IT.
I have given you enough information to restore the images you deleted. As an author, I feel justified in asking you to take that time to re-obtain whatever legal mumbojumbo secret wikipedian handshake you need. When I left them, those articles had legal images, now they don't. You make the mess, I've tried to help you clean it up, but it's ultimately your responsibility.
When you miss a catch, you want to blame it on the thrower-- "he didn't throw it close enough for me to catch it!". But ya know-- this one was close enough. The info was there. You missed the catch and let it fall into the dumpster instead. With a little time, you could have made a better wikipedia.
Ya got lazy, you got sloppy, decided delete was easier than work. So you just deleted it, on to the next problem.
This isn't acceptable. We need to do better.
If you really thought my images were uploaded maliciously or fraudulently, I'd forgive.
You could have solved that mystery with one email, but that would take more too much time, and it is so annoying to have your time wasted. Delete is fast, pasting wikilawyering is fast. Look at yourself is harder.
(And this isn't just you-- we have a big problem on this.. you're just unlucky enough to bump into someone who is vocal on the issue) --HectorMoffet (talk) 10:32, 8 March 2012 (UTC)
Please see Commons:Permission. The permission process is that the uploader contacts OTRS to provide verification. If had done what you're saying I should have done instead, that would have made no difference to the outcome because we would still have no OTRS verification.
The images were deleted by an administrator one week after the notices I left on your talk page (the usual grace period for images pending permission.) I'm not an administrator here on Commons so I have no means of restoring the images myself. If you would like to contest this you may make a request at Commons:Undeletion requests. January (talk) 10:52, 8 March 2012 (UTC)
I don't care about the images, I'm not going to wast time even asking anyone to restore them.
I'm not here about that. I'm just here to tell you--- you fumbled because you thought you were playing volleyball AGAINST the newbies rather than being their coach and their teammate.
This is an insight I hope you'll consider in the general, abstract. I'm talking to you on a human level, you're talking to me on a more bureaucratic level, vomiting the unending acronym soup full of "Can't" and "even I don't have the power to upload an image" nonsense.
If Wikipedia fails, it will be because Wikipedia doesn't improve stubs anymore or rehabilitate images anymore-- we just delete them and blame the newbie. It's easier to delete than to build, and easiest of all is disrespect builders until they just leave. ---HectorMoffet (talk) 21:54, 8 March 2012 (UTC)
I think you're speculating far too much on my intentions here, quite frankly. I wasn't playing any sort of game, I noticed some images which didn't have the required evidence of permission and tagged them. Granted, things are a bit bureaucratic when it comes to copyright and evidence of permission, but that's a necessity because copyright is a legal matter. Article content is a different topic and not relevant to this discussion. January (talk) 22:06, 8 March 2012 (UTC)
I also note you've dismissed my explanation as "nonsense". It was completely honest and I've tried to explain how this works as best I can, but it seems you still don't believe what I'm saying. If you're not looking to get the images restored, I don't think there's anything to be gained from continuing this conversation. January (talk) 22:42, 8 March 2012 (UTC)

Cher Lloyd

i'm sorry about cher lloyd photos i thought the last one i uploaded good was but i don't get commons totally yet but please check my photo i just uploaded File:Harry Styles.jpg — Preceding unsigned comment added by AdabowtheSecond (talk • contribs)

That one is fine, although you shouldn't add Flickr upload bot tags to images you upload manually. On Flickr, the only two Creative Commons licenses accepted here are CC-BY-SA and CC-BY. The uploads from Beacon Radio were CC-BY-NC (NC=non-commercial), Commons doesn't allow images with a non-commercial license. Commons:Flickr files has more info. January (talk) 20:35, 8 March 2012 (UTC)

Thibar

la licences et changer les image correct maintenant ok --Adnen1985 (talk) 11:44, 9 March 2012 (UTC)

File:Ambassador Marc Grossman Addresses the Press.jpg

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File:Stefan Wallin at the Pentagon May 10 2012 crop.jpg

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flickr uploads

Please use http://toolserver.org/~magnus/flickr2commons.php for uploading. In every case this is much more precise,reproducible and trustable then manual uploading. regards. --Itu (talk) 21:38, 20 May 2012 (UTC)

I used Flinfo, is there something that Flickr2Commons adds that that tool doesn't? January (talk) 21:43, 20 May 2012 (UTC)
Hm, at first i could not see you were using a tool. Second: the magnusbot is smarter, you do not have tot upload something manually(but you need that TUSC-login). Furthermore there is no more review needed with the magnus-tool.
In my view its better to use only one tool for a particular job. --Itu (talk) 22:03, 20 May 2012 (UTC)
User:FlickreviewR is able to review most manual uploads automatically. I do also use Flickr2Commons but sometimes I prefer to be able to edit the description page before uploading, I think it's just down to user preference which tool to use. January (talk) 22:12, 20 May 2012 (UTC)
Hm, ok, didn't knew that. Thats more intelligent, then i expected. Commons needs some more intelligence, e.g. checking for duplicates before uploading... --Itu (talk) 22:34, 20 May 2012 (UTC)

File:Rajat Kumar Gupta - World Economic Forum Annual Meeting Davos 2010 crop.jpg

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Photo of Bruce Clark on April 18, 1997 cover of Terminal City magazine

The copyright owner of the cover and the photo on the cover has dispatched his permission in accordance with your stipulation regarding free use, but the photo is not released into the article and the Permissions secretariate does not respond when I ask what's happening. Can you help? I do not want it deleted and time must nearly be up. Thank you.--Evarose3 (talk) 07:52, 24 May 2012 (UTC)

I added {{OTRS pending}} to the file, which usually allows about four weeks for permission to be received. If you don't hear anything soon, it may be worth following up at Commons:OTRS/Noticeboard where a member of the OTRS team can check if the e-mail has been received. January (talk) 08:43, 24 May 2012 (UTC)
Thanks January. I have done that now.--Evarose3 (talk) 14:19, 25 May 2012 (UTC)
I can not find the message but I think it was from you January relaying from Permissions that the copyright owner who emailed an omnibus release to WikimediaCommons now has to locate and send along also his actual licence to permit free access that was not free enough, which is the reason for requiring the email that solved all preconditions to completely free use. What difference does it make what his particular license says since the generic form is not free enough. The particular license is irrelevant, and superseded in any event. Why slow up the works waiting it to come? So what if it does not? The emailed Permission supersedes it. Can not we just move this along, somehow, somewhat more expeditiously? Thank you, really!--Evarose3 (talk) 16:21, 26 May 2012 (UTC)
I haven't e-mailed you directly, so it was probably someone from the permissions team. Unfortunately as I don't have access to their e-mails I can't really tell what the problem is. Are you sure you don't still have the e-mail? If you can find it, it would probably help with your query at Commons:OTRS/Noticeboard if you can quote the reference number they gave you. January (talk) 18:02, 26 May 2012 (UTC)
Thanks. I will try that now. Cheers,--Evarose3 (talk) 19:15, 26 May 2012 (UTC)

Deletion of Waldo Canyon.jpg

Hello, I'm not sure how to quite "redirect" you to my english wikipedia talk page, but if you could respond there I would be more likely to give you any timely respond to any questions regarding this image. However, 1st please take a look at the comments for the picture nomination. I gave concise details regarding the time that I took the picture. 2nd, I am becoming quite upset when I cannot post a picture of my own work to Wikipedia for the betterment of all of the readers/editors. This is because an individual on Twitter, by the name of Patrick Sandusky I believe, has been given full credit for my picture. I am trying to make Wikipedia a better place in general for all users. When I gave this picture to news stations, I never thought that a big news outlet like YAHOO! would give Mr. Sandusky the credit and thus repute all of my work. It's not even the part of someone else taking credit for my photo that bothers me the most. What bothers me is that during this long process of the fires, my house burned to the ground. So while an individual like Mr. Sandusky takes credit for my work that kind of bothers me because I lost my house and just about everything else. In fact the only thing I have to my name is a couple checkbooks, my car and the camera and lens I took this photo with. So to claim that my work is "dubious" is completely biased and not logical just because I made a mistake with a prior picture. I made the Semyon Varlamov picture file in good faith with the author's permission but accidentally uploaded it as my own work. That was clearly my fault and it should have been deleted. However, since you are dead set on deleting this picture I encourage you to do what you need to. Given my circumstances, I cannot afford legal fee's to file a cease and desist order against Yahoo! or Mr. Sandusky. I guess I will have to just take this one and know that I originally took the picture but lost credibility due to my financial and housing situation because of a fire that actually affected me. As for Mr. Sandusky, I can only hope that this credit of notability helps him in his efforts. Good day to you and happy deleting! Keystoneridin (talk) 15:53, 30 June 2012 (UTC)

Message tied up in Ribbon.jpg Hello, January. You have new messages at Morning Sunshine's talk page.
You may remove this notice at any time by removing the {{Talkback}} or {{Tb}} template.

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Morning Sunshine (talk) 03:38, 4 July 2012 (UTC)

RE: Copa del Mundo Miami 1971

Thanks January. Please, delete it, i'll try to get the premission from the Miami Herald Tribune fbefore restoring it. --83.247.136.57 08:16, 23 July 2012 (UTC)

File:Kim Jong-un.JPG

You specify source in low resolution, cropped photo and is not the same as the date 2012. My photos in high resolution and date of 2011. - KimJong 20:46, 28 July 2012 (UTC)

The high resolution version can be accessed by clicking the photo at the source twice. Additionally Google images shows this photo appearing in many news reports prior to your upload today. If you were the original photographer we would need evidence of this, please see COM:PERMISSION for more information. January (talk) 17:24, 28 July 2012 (UTC)

Welcome, Dear Patroller!

Hi January,

You now have the Patroller right and may call yourself a patroller! Please take a moment to read the updated Commons:Patrol to learn how Patrolling works and how we use it to fight vandalism.

As you know already, the patrolling functionality is enabled for all edits, not just for new-page creations. This enables us to keep track of, for example, edits made by anonymous users here on Commons.

We could use your help at the Counter Vandalism Unit. For example by patrolling an Anonymous-edits checklist and checking a day-part.

If you have any questions please leave a message on the CVU talkpage or ask for help on IRC in #wikimedia-commons.


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You also get rollbacker right from me too at the same time; please don't patrol new pages you nominate for speedy deletion. Thank you for your good work recently--Morning Sunshine (talk) 01:12, 30 July 2012 (UTC)
Thank you! January (talk) 19:39, 30 July 2012 (UTC)

Adminship

What about it now. Tell me your opinion. Thanks Morning Sunshine (talk) 16:30, 12 October 2012 (UTC)

Sorry for taking a while to reply, I had a look through some recent RFAs to make up my mind. I think I'm ready to go for it now! January (talk) 19:17, 13 October 2012 (UTC)
✓ Done, please sign your acceptance again here. Thanks--Morning Sunshine (talk) 11:31, 15 October 2012 (UTC)

Those who think, not push

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An offering for our new administrator from your comrades...

January, congratulations! You now have administrator rights on Commons. Please take a moment to read the Commons:Administrators page and watchlist related pages (in particular Commons:Administrators' noticeboard and Commons:Deletion requests), before launching yourself into page deletions, page protections, account blockings or modifications of protected pages. The majority of the actions of administrators can be reversed by the other admins, except for history merges which must thus be treated with particular care.

Please feel free to join us on IRC: #wikimedia-commons on irc.freenode.net. There is also a channel for Commons admins, which may be useful for more sensitive topics, or coordination among administrators:#wikimedia-commons-admin.

You may find Commons:Guide to adminship to be useful reading.

Please also check or add your entry to the List of administrators and the related lists by language and date it references.

EugeneZelenko (talk) 13:50, 22 October 2012 (UTC)

Welcome to the team. You may find User:Jameslwoodward/Commons notes for administrators useful. Feel free to edit or add to it as needed. .     Jim . . . . Jameslwoodward (talk to me) 14:38, 22 October 2012 (UTC)
Thank you, and thanks for the link Jim. January (talk) 16:17, 22 October 2012 (UTC)

Copyright violations

You're absolutely right and I accept your warnings. I uploaded them continously and so maybe that's why I didn't respect the warnings, so please accept my apologies. The truth is that the pages I thought they needed pictures, I just think the only way to get them was by a local newspaper, so now I guess is not the correct way. If is there a chance to tell me a possible way, I'd be glad. Now on, I'll upload only t-shirts that I digitalize by myself in order to expand the Club San José page in Spanish, or until I get a new way of not falling into copyrighting. Thank you and greetings Francomontiel (talk) 04:13, 13 November 2012 (UTC)

Hello, thank you for your message. I noticed there are two images still on Commons of footballers which were uploaded around the same time (File:Alex da Rosa.JPG, File:Carlos Saucedo.JPG), were they also taken from newspapers? January (talk) 17:36, 13 November 2012 (UTC)
Well, the Alex da Rosa File was uploaded from a picture I got on a friend's profile in Facebook. The Carlos Saucedo File I got it from a page on the internet that I supose was a newspaper's digital page, but not sure if it was from a local one. Francomontiel (talk) 17:53, 13 November 2012 (UTC)
Thanks for the response. Unfortunately neither of those are free image sources, so I've had to delete those two as well, sorry about that. January (talk) 22:12, 13 November 2012 (UTC)

File:Linda Hunt.png

I uploaded my own version (derivative work) of a file in Flickr (http://www.flickr.com/photos/johnjt/5184856902/) with Creative Commons license, all this information was in the article. I don't understand why was marked as coopyvio. Requesting Undeletion... --Covi (talk) 09:10, 17 November 2012 (UTC)

Oops, sorry, copyvio in Flikr from IMDb http://www.imdb.com/media/rm774473984/nm0001373 --Covi (talk) 09:21, 17 November 2012 (UTC)

I made that pic

hi my friend

you've delete this pic (Osama al-saady.png), the guy in the pic is ME, I made it to my page in wikipedia, I'll upload it again with license.

your sincere Osamaalsaadi (talk) 16:40, 17 November 2012 (UTC)

That's fine, the lack of a licensing tag was the only problem. January (talk) 17:44, 17 November 2012 (UTC)

A barnstar for you!

Administrator Barnstar Hires.png The Admin's Barnstar
It's nice to see someone working on these. INeverCry 22:04, 19 November 2012 (UTC)
Thank you! January (talk) 22:50, 19 November 2012 (UTC)

Harry Merry

Hi, I saw you deleted a picture that I uploaded through Flickr bot, with the reason of not having the right permission. As far as I see the license should be OK. Can you explain what I miss here? The original picture can be found here, the page is here. Thanks, Michielderoo (talk) 08:48, 14 January 2013 (UTC).

File:Harry_Merry.jpg was a different image (this one), uploaded by User:YonYon which was deleted because it had a non-commercial licence.
There are no Flickr upload bot pages in your deleted contributions. Were you perhaps trying to upload your image with that name and got a message in red saying "Warning: This page was deleted after you started editing!" at the stage where you save the description page? That happened to me once, my page hadn't been deleted but the software seemed to assume it had because there had been a previously deleted page with that name. January (talk) 17:52, 14 January 2013 (UTC)
Ah, yes that's what happened. It's clear now, I will try it again. Thanks for the help. --Michielderoo (talk) 18:22, 14 January 2013 (UTC)

Question

Hello. I'm sorry, that I'm wrong image uploaded to the site. I have a question: how I can to put this picture (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Rio_2_Poster.JPG) and paste on this page (http://ru.wikipedia.org/wiki/%D0%A0%D0%B8%D0%BE_2)? I inserted (Rio_2_Poster.JPG) to the category image (|изображение = ), but the picture doesn't appear. Explain me, how i can to do it. Thank you!

-- I want to take a picture of an English version page and paste the image on the Russian version page. Topic - Rio 2 — Preceding unsigned comment added by Bonifaciy712 (talk • contribs)

I'm not very familiar with the Russian Wikipedia so I'm not sure exactly how it works there, but I think you need to check on Russian Wikipedia whether they allow film posters under their fair use policy, and if so upload it directly there. Perhaps their media copyright questions page [1] would be able to help you. January (talk) 12:39, 24 February 2013 (UTC)

Possible non-free file

File:Steven Marshall.jpg appears not to be a free file, or at least not to have proof of license, but I am not sure of the exact guidelines, so I don't want to nominate it for deletion myself. Could you take a look? -Rrius (talk) 05:08, 27 April 2013 (UTC)

Ditto for File:Steven Marshall 220x250.jpg. -Rrius (talk) 05:10, 27 April 2013 (UTC)
Yes, they'll both need confirmation through COM:OTRS. I've tagged them with {{npd}} which is the Commons equivalent of CSD F11, along with another of the user's uploads which had the same problem. January (talk) 08:29, 27 April 2013 (UTC)
Hi January. I just found this discussion. The images had the permissions of the authors when I uploaded them. They were given as free to use and not tied to any particular license. I've fixed one of the images by asking the author to put the image on the subjects website and put the license under it. With the other Steven Marshall images I was told that the author was going to email OTRS an email based on the template. I don't know if they have done it yet. I'll try to follow it up tomorrow. Philiashasspots (talk) 13:06, 1 May 2013 (UTC)
Thanks for the update. File:MHSmith3.jpg is fine now and I've removed the no permission tag. If you get confirmation that the e-mail has been sent for the Steven Marshall images, you could add {{OTRS pending}} to the description page which will delay the deletion to give time for the OTRS ticket to the processed. January (talk) 13:27, 1 May 2013 (UTC)
Thanks for guiding me. This is new to me. Do you have any idea why I would not be getting the watchlist emails from wikimedia commons pages, like your discussion page? I'm logged in with my wikipedia login. Philiashasspots (talk) 16:19, 1 May 2013 (UTC)
You need to set your preferences for it to do that - under "User profile", check "Email me when a page or file on my watchlist is changed" in the e-mail options towards the bottom. January (talk) 17:27, 1 May 2013 (UTC)
Is there an equivalent to {{OTRS pending}} for "the author is in the process of placing the image and copyright license on their official website but having some technical delays"? I've been told the entire website at http://www.stevenmarshall.com.au/ is right in the middle of a switch over to a new version of the site. They thought it was going to go live yesterday or today and were going to email me the link to the image and license as soon as it was online, but it appears there has been a hold up in the website transition. The idea of sending the OTRS email got too hard for them to work out exactly what to do, who from and they decided to do the same as the author of Martin Hamilton-Smith image did. Philiashasspots (talk) 15:14, 3 May 2013 (UTC)
I don't think there is a similar template for that. I would suggest making a note on the situation in the permission field instead. January (talk) 15:37, 3 May 2013 (UTC)

Campaign materials

Hi. Thank you for letting me know that you had flagged this file for deletion. I'm not sure I fully understand why, though; could you please clarify (preferably on my talk page)? Thanks. Aridd (talk) 13:03, 23 May 2013 (UTC)

Replied on your talk page. January (talk) 13:28, 23 May 2013 (UTC)
Thanks. And I see. I'll see if I can make it low-res to make the text illegible, then. Aridd (talk) 13:54, 23 May 2013 (UTC)
Replied again at File talk:Example campaign material French legislative election 2012.JPG. January (talk) 18:38, 23 May 2013 (UTC)

Permission added

Hi I have just added permission onto these files: File:Singing Hilton school song.jpg and File:Hilton MHS 1.jpg. I hope they are now in order. Mattpbarry (talk) 21:19, 23 May 2013 (UTC)

The permission should be added by a member of the COM:OTRS team. Have you had a response from them confirming the permission is OK? January (talk) 22:13, 23 May 2013 (UTC)
Yes I got an email from them with a ticket ID number and a note to always reference the ticket.

Copyright

Hi, you have the permission to remove this page containing my photo. Concerning the copyright, the URL is a redirection from my previous Facebook profile so it's a free-to-use picture. I hope it's in order now. Thanks ! --Mgouzrou (talk) 18:27, 28 May 2013 (UTC)

Hi, thanks for your message but the issue isn't whether we have permission to remove it (we don't automatically delete images on request), the reason I commented about the copyright is that I wasn't sure we ever had proper permission to host it here in the first place (being from Facebook doesn't automatically make it free to use) so that would be another valid reason to delete it.
If you do still want the image deleted, it may help if you clarified your reasons at Commons:Deletion requests/File:Mgouzrou.jpg. January (talk) 18:25, 29 May 2013 (UTC)

Hi, I have added the reason. I hope it's clear now. Thanks a lot ! --Mgouzrou (talk) 18:36, 29 May 2013 (UTC)

Freedom of panorama in Poland is a fact.

Freedom of panorama in Poland is a fact. --Starscream (talk) 16:06, 9 June 2013 (UTC)

I'm not disputing that, the point is that the actual photo is copyrightable regardless of the PD status of the statue and therefore needs a licence tag reflecting how the photographer has licensed the photo. January (talk) 16:34, 9 June 2013 (UTC)

up load again

please don't doing like a troll

you must upload again, this link http://www.buriramunited.co.th/th/index.php and this is newin http://www.buriramunited.co.th/th/images_content/gallery/20120205142359_JOK_8676_resize.JPG , http://www.buriramunited.co.th/th/images_content/gallery/20120218223650_395852_357911207562787_315466005140641_1223760_1160376700_n.jpg , http://www.buriramunited.co.th/th/images_content/gallery/20120218223649_382789_316725925014649_315466005140641_1106541_748583703_n.jpg , http://www.buriramunited.co.th/th/images_content/gallery/20120216121454_JOK_0053_resize.JPG

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That website says at the bottom of its home page, "©2012 The Official Site of Buriram United Football Club, Buriram United Co.,Ltd. All Rights Reserved", that means you can't upload images from it to Commons. And don't make personal attacks at other contributors. January (talk) 17:06, 4 July 2013 (UTC)

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Affected:

And also:

Yours sincerely, russavia (talk) 10:10, 6 July 2013 (UTC)

File:Conspicuous Gallantry Cross obverse.jpg

The link you reverted to on the above image page is a dead link and while it is certified it is much better to update to a current link which is, and will remain, active. SonofSetanta (talk) 14:20, 1 August 2013 (UTC)

Please look again - you've linked to a different photo of the same medal. January (talk) 14:43, 1 August 2013 (UTC)
Having found Commons:Deletion requests/File:General Service Medal 1962 rev.jpg, I see how this came about now. However, the photo itself is copyrightable separately from the medal since it depicts a 3D object. This isn't my own photo, I obtained it from the MOD site so the link wasn't there just to prove that the medal design was under OGL. The source link needs to evidence that the image itself is under the OGL so it is not valid in this case to link to another photo of the same medal. It has a valid license review, so it's not at risk of deletion just because the source link has gone dead. January (talk) 15:10, 1 August 2013 (UTC)
OK whatever you think. SonofSetanta (talk) 15:50, 1 August 2013 (UTC)

Some stroopwafels for you!

Gaufre biscuit.jpg Thank you for your help January as I learn the ways Wikimedia Commons operate. The images are now labeled commercial-share-alike, is this acceptable? Thanks again for all your assistance! Harvey the rabbit (talk) 09:18, 5 September 2013 (UTC)
No, you can't put them on Flickr yourself under a share-alike licence, you need a release from the actual copyright holder. See Commons:Permission. January (talk) 09:31, 5 September 2013 (UTC)

Andiev.jpg

Hi January, quick question, was any discussion held about this [[2]] or did you just delete it? It was used in articles in 7 different languages, and the bot just removed it from all of them. I don't even know who uploaded the image, but I would like to ask that person so we can be sure that it's actually a copyright violation. But because you've deleted it without discussion, I can't see the file's previous info, so I don't know how to find the person who uploaded it. Any ideas? Cheers, Azylber (talk) 14:35, 12 September 2013 (UTC)

It was tagged for speedy deletion by User:Tatewaki with the reason "Found by TinEye as published at http://www.iran-varzeshi.com/1385/850604/html/sport2.htm at least on or before 2008-02-07". That link didn't work for me, but I checked Google Images and found several other uses pre-dating the upload here, eg [3][4][5], so I deleted it per the speedy tag. It was uploaded on 26 August 2013 by User:Ursursus. January (talk) 14:55, 12 September 2013 (UTC)
Hi January, thanks a lot for the explanation. That sounds absolutely fine, well done for deleting it. Tatewaki? Yes, that person has been following me around for a while. Cheers, Azylber (talk) 15:16, 12 September 2013 (UTC)

BLP violations carrying over from en.wiki

Hi January - These two images were used as part of a hoax in a now deleted en.wikipedia article (Aaron Singleton Smith). Although not copyvios, they are clearly inappropriate (especially the image description of the first one). Is there any way they could be deleted ASAP?--Ponyo (talk) 22:43, 16 September 2013 (UTC)

I found the generic speedy deletion template and have now tagged them both. --Ponyo (talk) 22:59, 16 September 2013 (UTC)
Sorry, only just seen this. User:Túrelio has deleted them. January (talk) 06:32, 17 September 2013 (UTC)

File:Jot Down Magazine.jpg

Hello,

I'm CEO and owner of Wabi Sabi Investments, S.C. the company that publishes Jot Down Magazine as you can read here: https://es.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jot_Down.

Can you undelete the file?

Thanks! — Preceding unsigned comment added by Imparsifal (talk • contribs)

Please could you e-mail Commons:OTRS at the e-mail address given on that page to confirm this, from an e-mail address connected to the magazine or publisher. The OTRS response team will restore the file if everything is in order. January (talk) 10:05, 19 September 2013 (UTC)
Done!

Deletion of Jeff Bullas Picture

Hi, hope you are fine. I am new so need a little guidance. I have uploaded Jeff Bullas pic to wiki. The pic has been given to me by Jeff himself, with permission to use the same for wiki. However, it is being deleted - kindly guide me how to go about it. Thanks


https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Jeffs_Office_Photo.jpg

If you upload a photo which was given to you by someone else, it shouldn’t be uploaded as own work, you need to state who the author and copyright holder is. You will also need permission for it to be used under a free licence (see COM:L#Acceptable licenses), not just on Wikipedia. If you have this, please ask the copyright holder to contact our OTRS team, ideally using the suggested wording in Commons:Email templates at the e-mail address given on that page. January (talk) 08:39, 4 October 2013 (UTC)

National Portrait Gallery

Just a heads up for my reply to your query - see my talkpage Graemp (talk) 16:27, 6 October 2013 (UTC)

Q

Message tied up in Ribbon.jpg Hello, January. You have new messages at DanielTom's talk page.
You may remove this notice at any time by removing the {{Talkback}} or {{Tb}} template.

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Jeffrey Epstein Image

Hi January,

I would like to repost the profile photo of Jeffrey Epstein which you deleted. The photo is indeed the copyright ownership of the Jeffrey Epstein VI Foundation. However, the image may be used freely by the public with a creative common attribution: please see their website link that states this: http://www.jeffreyepstein.org/Contact.html

Could you remove the image from deletion or let me know the most effective way to do this? The file photo in question is: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Jeffrey_Epstein%2C_at_Harvard_University%2C_April_2012.jpg

Thank you! Turvill (talk) 18:07, 17 October 2013 (UTC)(talk)

I would suggest re-uploading it with the correct source information, since the previously deleted versions quoted different sources. January (talk) 17:20, 18 October 2013 (UTC)

<redacted>

These are my pictures This is my effort — Preceding unsigned comment added by Luispedros (talk • contribs)

They are only your pictures if you are the photographer. Are you saying that you are the photographer of all the images you have uploaded? How do you explain that in the metadata several of them have copyright FIVB, this one has "Alireza Karami" as the author and this one has "Javid-Nikpour" as the author? January (talk) 22:45, 18 October 2013 (UTC)
I see you are involved in copyright violation case with this user, I'm not familiar with things in wikicommons but I think having multiple accounts is not allowed here as well, but this user has another account, User talk:Ir92 and probably much more. because he has a history of making multiple accounts in other wikipedia projects. and also all of the pictures he is uploading (except the logos) are copyrighted but he is lying and labeling them as "own work". Mohsen1248 (talk) 18:36, 19 October 2013 (UTC)
It would be problematic if this user avoids being blocked for persistent copyvios by switching accounts. Do you know what this user's original account or other socks were? Has this user ever been blocked on any account? January (talk) 19:40, 19 October 2013 (UTC)
You mean in other Wikipedia projects ? in Farsi wikipedia he had at least 19 accounts and at least 6+4 in English wikipedia 6 of them are already blocked and I reported those 4 accounts today. if you notice both of his usernames here are available on those lists (one of them wikifarsi and one in wikiEnglish) I think you have to check all those usernames here. Mohsen1248 (talk) 20:42, 19 October 2013 (UTC)
OK, I found his original account by checking the 1st username ! this is him User:Mazandiran.
This account belongs to the same person User talk:Mirasir not blocked yet and all pictures uploaded by this account are copyrighted. Mohsen1248 (talk) 20:43, 19 October 2013 (UTC)
I've tagged some more copyvios among those accounts' uploads. I think this is going to need a checkuser, but I'll take another look at it tomorrow. January (talk) 22:07, 19 October 2013 (UTC)
I've now opened a checkuser request at Commons:Requests for checkuser/Case/Mazandiran. January (talk) 10:06, 20 October 2013 (UTC)
Thanks, I didn't want to interfere, but I was digging on this user because I was about to report him in wikienglish as you already saw it and I found his vandalism here. so I thought it's better to inform you. Mohsen1248 (talk) 22:49, 20 October 2013 (UTC)

here i am

why? tell me why? these screenshots are ok and i promise you i just will upload right screenshot like i did now with another file--Ocean siz3 (talk) 15:47, 29 October 2013 (UTC)

They are screenshots of copyrighted films or videos, you cannot upload them to Wikimedia Commons. If you upload any more of these your account will be blocked. January (talk) 15:50, 29 October 2013 (UTC)

Please delete these photos

Hi January,

Could you please advise how the following photos that I uploaded can be deleted? I read the guidelines and these photos do not have the right copyright etc. for Wikimedia Commons:

Thanks--1wikideb1 (talk) 04:11, 14 November 2013 (UTC)

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Yours sincerely, Eleassar (t/p) 00:07, 18 November 2013 (UTC)

File:Evan Lysacek gold medal - 2010 Winter Olympics Vancouver.jpg

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Eleassar (t/p) 13:54, 18 November 2013 (UTC)

Hah

We are thinking along the same lines. See Commons:Administrators'_noticeboard#Sockpuppetry_.26_disruption.2C_Wikipedia_User:Lawline.2C_various_images. JohnInDC (talk) 15:34, 13 January 2014 (UTC)

Potential Restorations

It looks like you upload primarily portraits. Are there any of fairly notable individuals that could use some restoration work that come to mind? I'm looking for some good images to work on. NativeForeigner 토론 (talk) 18:20, 21 January 2014 (UTC)

Nothing comes to mind at the moment, but I'll keep an eye out and let you know if I see any. January (talk) 18:58, 22 January 2014 (UTC)
Just thought of a possiblity - File:Gen. Sir Beauchamp Duff (LOC).jpg? January (talk) 20:33, 22 January 2014 (UTC)
I'll look into it. The source quality might be lacking. NativeForeigner 토론 (talk) 01:45, 23 January 2014 (UTC)

File:Cecil Herbert Edward Chubb.JPG

Thanks for your note about lack of permission from the authors of the book. I fully intended to get some written permission (they are both friends) but never got round to it. Best just delete it as now there is a much better image on the titular page, an image of an image is serving no useful purpose in these circumstances. Richard Avery (talk) 15:32, 31 January 2014 (UTC)

Special:PermanentLink/115365361

I disagree with your assessment. This is a 1932 newspaper article. The copyright on 1932 newspapers put them out of copyright in 1983, therefore it doesn't come into URAA calculations as I understand it.  — billinghurst sDrewth 12:37, 3 February 2014 (UTC)

The copyright term for photos in the UK is 70 years, it was 50 until 1995 so this image would initially have entered the public domain in 1983, but my understanding is that the change to 70 applied retrospectively (see en:Copyright law of the United Kingdom#Extension of copyright term) and would have brought this photo back under copyright in the UK just before the URAA date. January (talk) 13:34, 3 February 2014 (UTC)
@Billinghurst: I looked into this further and found Template talk:PD-UK-photo-pre-1945, which it seems came to the same conclusion on the overlap between revived UK copyright and URAA. I think the tag should be restored on that basis. January (talk) 18:24, 4 February 2014 (UTC)
So the argument that you are propounding is that for a photograph of unknown date (though pre death in 1932), and unknown author, and unknown previous publishing status, that appeared in a 1932 obituary in The Times — who would be unlikely to be the authors — is now under copyright until 2027 due to the fact that while copyright would have expired in 1983 (at latest), now doesn't as it may have copyright in another part of the EEA — though not prescribed where, or certain that it is — and even though that the worst case that would have expired in 2003 is therefore now copyrighted due to URAA. Nor to whom can the copyright be ascribed.  — billinghurst sDrewth 01:46, 5 February 2014 (UTC)
To the best of my knowledge, that's how UK copyright law and URAA interact unless there are other factors I'm unaware of. January (talk) 14:44, 5 February 2014 (UTC)

Moslempersepolis copyvios

Hey. I have all of the Moslempersepolis copyvios in a Special:Nuke, so you don't have to keep hitting them manually. Cheers, Sven Manguard Wha? 18:45, 12 March 2014 (UTC)

ArchiveBot

Hi, I noticed you have set up User:MiszaBot to archive your talk page. Unfortunately, the bot has stopped working, and given how its operator is inactive, it is unclear when/if this will fixed. For the time being, I have volunteered to operate a MiszaBot clone (running the exact same code). With that said, your input would be appreciated at Commons:Bots/Requests/ArchiveBot 1. Regards, FASTILY 07:44, 20 April 2014 (UTC)

Barnstar

Category Barnstar.png The Category Barnstar
Thanks for helping with categorizing and repairing some of the DoD uploads. Not many folks keep an eye on those, and they have great potential current value. (talk) 11:11, 30 July 2014 (UTC)

Ted Lewis Image

Hi,

Thanks for letting me know about the Ted Lewis image.

I had the wrong source link. I replaced it with the right one and now it goes to the actual Photobucket page where the image is published.

I also added a permissions link to their "Terms of Use", they state that if a photo is published for public view using their service, that the image owner is consenting to waive all copyright restrictions as well as allowing for modification.

I hope that helps.

Appreciatively,

Cliffswallow-vaulting (talk) 23:07, 10 August 2014 (UTC)
@Cliffswallow-vaulting: Sorry but the page states in bold "provided such use is not for a commercial purpose." Non-commercial permissions are not accepted on Commons, please see COM:L#Acceptable licenses, and [6] for an explanation of why Wikimedia projects have adopted this approach. January (talk) 17:55, 11 August 2014 (UTC)
OK, thanks for the explanation! I see what you mean now and I'll keep that in mind in the future.
Cliffswallow-vaulting (talk) 19:09, 11 August 2014 (UTC)

Socks/thanks

Hi January. I hope you're well. I just wanted to thank you for your DR comments that helped me recognize an old sockmaster in action: Commons:Requests for checkuser/Case/Tredgert. INeverCry 01:13, 11 August 2014 (UTC)

Thanks - I thought LittlePeople2 was suspect but I didn't notice the other account, well done for spotting that one. January (talk) 18:14, 11 August 2014 (UTC)

Photo Copyright

The photo in question was produced by the Canadian PM's Office. Here are the links: See the photos at http://pm.gc.ca/eng/photo-gallery/his-highness-aga-khan-delivers-address-parliament.

See the copyright statement at http://pm.gc.ca/eng/important-notices#Copyright and specifically to the following clauses for Non-commercial Reproduction of the photos: "Information on this site has been posted with the intent that it be readily available for personal and public non-commercial use and may be reproduced, in part or in whole and by any means, without charge or further permission from the Office of the Prime Minister. We ask only that: Users exercise due diligence in ensuring the accuracy of the materials reproduced; The Office of the Prime Minister be identified as the source department; and, The reproduction is not represented as an official version of the materials reproduced, nor as having been made, in affiliation with or with the endorsement of the Office of the Prime Minister."

I hope that takes of the matter of the photo's copyright.

Please let me know if you need more info. Salim e-a ebrahim (talk) 13:49, 11 August 2014 (UTC)

@Salim e-a ebrahim: Sorry but non-commercial permissions are not accepted on Commons. Please see COM:L#Acceptable licenses, and [7] for an explanation of why Wikimedia projects have adopted this approach. January (talk) 17:55, 11 August 2014 (UTC)

File:Theo_Green.jpg

Hi, you have flagged my image File:Theo_Green.jpg for deletion on Nov 27 and requested OTRS for proof of release. I have submitted an email based on the templates here, but the OTRS queue is 12 days. I wanted to bring this to your attention. Thanks Paraculo (talk) 03:59, 2 December 2014 (UTC)

File:Maximus Johnity Ongkili World Economic Forum 2013 crop.jpg

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CEphoto, Uwe Aranas (talk) 12:29, 4 December 2014 (UTC)

@Cccefalon: This was licensed CC-BY-SA at the time of upload, as verified by the license review. CC licences are irrevocable so images for which the Flickr user later changes the licence should not be deleted from Commons. I have asked the deleting administrator to restore this. January (talk) 14:59, 4 December 2014 (UTC)
It is still licensed CC-BY-SA but with exclusion of commercial use. That is the point that matters. --CEphoto, Uwe Aranas (talk) 15:07, 4 December 2014 (UTC)
CC-BY-SA specifically allows commercial use, this was the licence the WEF used at the time of upload. They changed their licences retrospectively around March 2013 (see Commons:Village_pump/Archive/2013/03#Bad_news), however CC licences are irrevocable so Commons can continue to use it under this licence. January (talk) 15:20, 4 December 2014 (UTC)
Please se my notes on the administrators talk page. The case is a little bit more complicated, as the photographer is reserving explicit rights that are not covered by the WEF. --CEphoto, Uwe Aranas (talk) 15:23, 4 December 2014 (UTC)

file: dr._ghasemi.jpg

hi there thanks for your notice. you've labeled the picture "Dr._ghasemi.jpg" as a deletion candidate. I'm not a professional wiki writer and i need your help. I personally created the picture ( I mean i took the photo) and it is used in two pages, which are directly connected to the person whose picture is uploaded. please help me about the way i can prove that the picture is correctly used and does not violent any copyright law.

I have replied at Commons:Deletion requests/File:Dr. ghasemi.jpg. January (talk) 17:01, 7 December 2014 (UTC)