User talk:Mad Cactuar

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Welcome!

Hello, Mad Cactuar, and welcome to Wikipedia! Thank you for your contributions. I hope you like the place and decide to stay. Here are a few good links for newcomers:

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That said, I had to delete the lyrics from your article on the song Wrong Impression, for copyright reasons. We can have an article about the song, but we can't have the song itself. Thanks just the same. DS 15:36, 3 April 2006 (UTC)

Copyright?[edit]

Thanks, sorry, I don't know anything about copyright. Can someone please explain?

Copyright. Some stuff is copyrighted, meaning you can't use it unless you have permission from the owner of that piece of work. You may also want to look here WP:COPYRIGHT for more information about Wikipedia's policy. You are not allowed to post lyrics from songs, it's just one of the rules. Let me know if you have further questions. :) GfloresTalk 21:52, 3 April 2006 (UTC)

Idenitfying copyright status?[edit]

Yes, I'd like to know how to identify the copyright status of an image. How do I know about the image's copyright?

Often the website will have some information about its copyright, else you may contact the owner. Some pictures, such as magazine covers, film posters, etc can be used under fair use. You can also tell me which picture you're referring to and I can help you identify the correct status. Also, please sign your comments with four ~ (~~~~). Thanks! GfloresTalk 07:20, 4 April 2006 (UTC)

Sorry forgot.. For example, music album covers from shopping sites, screenshots from music videos taken by myself? Mad Cactuar 07:23, 4 April 2006 (UTC)

Yes, they should be ok. Be sure to label them appropriately ({{albumcover}}), etc) when uploading them (Special:Upload). Let me know if you have more questions. :) GfloresTalk 07:35, 4 April 2006 (UTC)

Thanks so much for helping! One last question for now, are scans taken by myself from Magazines, CD booklets and newspapers considered copyrighted? Mad Cactuar 07:37, 4 April 2006 (UTC)

Yes, they're still copyright. Your welcome! :) By the way, you're free to reply on my talk page, instead of here. :) GfloresTalk 08:40, 4 April 2006 (UTC)

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Emilie Simon[edit]

Hi there, a big thanks for your image contributions to my translation of the french article on Emilie Simon. The page looks a lot better now :) Jono 21:46, 28 January 2007 (UTC)

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