User talk:Bumsted

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Hello Bumsted, welcome to Wikipedia! Thank you for your contributions. I hope you like the place and decide to stay. Our intro page contains a lot of helpful material for new users—please check it out! If you need help, visit Wikipedia:Questions, ask me on my talk page, or place {{helpme}} on this page, followed by your question, and someone will show up shortly to answer your questions. WCQuidditch 01:54, 23 February 2012 (UTC)

Nielsen market rankings[edit]

Unfortunately, I had to revert your additions to several articles about television stations as they inserted Nielsen Media Research's designated market area rankings. Although they may be used heavily in the industry, the rankings are nonetheless proprietary, which in general is in conflict with our licenses (CC-BY-SA 3.0 and the GFDL). In addition, in September 2008 Nielsen filed an OTRS ticket with the Wikimedia Foundation (which operates Wikipedia) that affirms that we indeed are not allowed to use the rankings. While our non-use of the rankings may at first seem like an omission that needs to be rectified, that's not so — we don't use the rankings because we can't use the rankings. Thank you for your understanding. --WCQuidditch 02:01, 23 February 2012 (UTC)