Template:Nothanks-gfdl

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Licensing problems with [[:{{{pg}}}]][edit]

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Hello. Concerning your contribution, [[:{{{pg}}}]], please note that as of November 1, 2008, Wikipedia can no longer accept text content that is only licensed under the GNU Free Documentation License. Text content must be released under at least the CC-BY-SA license, and preferably the GFDL. Please see Wikipedia:Licensing update for more information.

  • If you have permission from the author to release the text under both licenses, leave a message explaining the details at [[]] and send an email with the message to permissions-en@wikimedia.org. See Wikipedia:Requesting copyright permission for instructions.
  • If a note on the original website states that it is licensed under the CC-BY-SA license, leave a note at [[]] with a link to where we can find that note.
  • If you hold the copyright to the material: send an e-mail from an address associated with the original publication to permissions-en@wikimedia.org or a postal message to the Wikimedia Foundation permitting re-use under at least the CC-BY-SA license, and preferably the GFDL as well, and note that you have done so on [[]].

However, for textual content, you may simply consider rewriting the content in your own words. While we appreciate contributions, we must require all contributors to understand and comply with our copyright policy. Wikipedia takes copyright concerns very seriously, and persistent violators will be blocked from editing. Thank you.

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Usage

{{subst:nothanks-gfdl|pg=PAGENAME}} ~~~~

  • PAGENAME should be the name of the page where the copyright violation has occurred. It will be used in links, so it should be the full page title.