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RockfordRegisterStar.JPG(233 × 428 pixels, file size: 40 KB, MIME type: image/jpeg)

Non-free media information and use rationale for Rockford Register Star

This is the front page of the Rockford Register Star (Rockford, Illinois, USA) on Oct 27, 2005.


Derived from a digital capture (photo/scan) of the newspaper cover (creator of this digital version is irrelevant as the copyright in all equivalent images is still held by the same party). Copyright held by the publisher or the artist. Claimed as fair use regardless.


Rockford Register Star

Portion used

newspapeer cover only, a small portion of the commercial product.

Low resolution?


Purpose of use

The image serves as the primary means of visual identification of the subject (the newspaper). It illustrates educational articles about the newspaper from which the cover illustration was taken.


There is no free equivalent of this newspapeer cover, so the image cannot be replaced by a free image.

Other information

The use of the cover will not affect the value of the original work or limit the copyright holder's rights or ability to distribute the original. In particular, copies could not be used to make illegal copies of the newspaper.

Fair useFair use of copyrighted material in the context of Rockford Register Star//


This is the front page of the Rockford Register Star (Rockford, Illinois, USA) on Oct 27, 2005.


File history

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current02:44, 2 April 2013Thumbnail for version as of 02:44, 2 April 2013233 × 428 (40 KB)Theo's Little Bot (talk | contribs)Reduce size of non-free image (BOT - disable)
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