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File:Youtube j.fla.jpgEdit

File:Youtube j.fla.jpg (edit · last · history · watch · unwatch · global usage · logs · purge · w · search · links · DR · del · undel · Delinker log) Hello, I hope you are with me for this picture This image came from Twitter from one of the images of j.fla I took it and modified it, I hope my words are convincing. And I apologize for any problems I caused. Thank you — Preceding unsigned comment added by غالي مسلم (talk • contribs) 20:22, 24 June 2021 (UTC)

Hi. In that case, we need permission from the original uploader in Twitter. Regards. --Ganímedes (talk) 14:36, 25 July 2021 (UTC)
  This section is resolved and can be archived. If you disagree, replace this template with your comment. --Krd 06:25, 26 July 2021 (UTC)

Request for VRT assistanceEdit

I'm wondering whether there might be a VRT volunteer (a VRT volunteer who's also an admin would be ideal) who might not mind helping to sort c:COM:VPC#PD-Art out. The basic issue is that an editor named UWSBird uploaded a photo of artist en:Sharon Butler and some photos of Butler's artwork to Commons under a claim of "own work" during 2020, but the "own work" claim seems to have been a mistake and that the UWSBird is not Butler herself per en:User talk:UWSBird#possible conflict of interest. It would be quite easily to tag these files with {{Npd}} or some other speedy deletion template, or even start a COM:DR about them; however, given that the UWSBird seems to be an irregular editor of Commons and English Wikipedia at best, most likely no response will be forthcoming which means that the files will eventually end up being deleted. Maybe that is what should happen anyway, but this might just be a case where UWSBird is somehow officially connected to Butler and was acting as her representative when uploading the files. Since I don't have much experience sorting out this type of thing via email with copyright holders, I'm wondering if a VRT volunteer would be willing to take a shot and trying to resolve this. An email from a VRT volunteer might actually be given more weight that an email coming from someone like myself; moreover, if the VRT volunteer is also an admin, the files could be deleted asap if it turns out UWSBird doesn't represent Butler and Butler is unwilling to give her COM:CONSENT for the files to be kept by Commons. -- Marchjuly (talk) 22:01, 23 July 2021 (UTC)

@Krd:, @Ruthven:, may you can help? Ganímedes (talk) 17:22, 24 July 2021 (UTC)
@Marchjuly: Mark them all as No permission since. We need an explicit permission from Butler, not from UWSBird. --Ruthven (msg) 20:16, 24 July 2021 (UTC)
@Ruthven:. I'm aware that it's Butler's consent that's needed but apologize if that wasn't clear from what I posted above. Anyway, trying to contact Butler herself directly via her website was suggested by Asclepias at COM:VPC as possible alternative to tagging with "npd"; so, I was just wondering if some VRT volunteer would be willing to try and reach out to her and see whether she's will to give her consent. -- Marchjuly (talk) 21:57, 24 July 2021 (UTC)
@Marchjuly: It is not up to VRT agents to contact the artists: we've already other and more urgent work to do. If you wanna do that as a wikimedia volunteer (aka Commons' user), you're welcome. Write to the artist with the standard email template, asking her to forward the permission to VRTS. Then, some agent will answer, as usual. --Ruthven (msg) 06:27, 25 July 2021 (UTC)
Thank you for the response. I wasn't implying that it was the responsibility of VRT to contact Butler; I was just trying to see if there was a VRT volunteer who had done something similar before who might be willing to help out. If there is, then that would be great; if there isn't, then that's perfectly fine too. -- Marchjuly (talk) 08:21, 25 July 2021 (UTC)

File:SophiaDiMartino2018.jpgEdit

Jeankispanki 13 (talk · contribs) has uploaded multiple copyvios today, and while most have been speedily deleted, they are edit warring to keep File:SophiaDiMartino2018.jpg (edit|talk|history|links|watch|logs) active on Commons and not have it deleted (to the point they're now removing the deletion discussion template that is required to be posted). They recently added a ticket (2021071110004922) which they claim clears the image for use on Commons, however, they still cite a source on YouTube which is licensed under the standard YouTube license, and not under Creative Commons (which is the only license that YouTube offers that could be compatible with Commons). Can someone with access verify the ticket and make certain that it's more than simply a YouTube link, but something verifiable that proves their claimed license for the screenshot from the YouTube video? Thank you! —Locke Coletc 05:30, 27 July 2021 (UTC)

Hi, @Locke Cole. Ticket it's writen in ru, however includes the next files:
  • File:Rabbits antibody detection scheme.tif
  • File:EpiVacCorona in illustrations.tif
  • File:EpiVacCorona design.tif
  • File:ЭпиВакКорона в картинках кролики.tif
  • File:Кролики для БиоМолекулы.tif
  • File:Антигены вакцины ЭпиВакКорона.tif
  • File:Антигены ЭпиВакКороны.tif
  • File:ЭпиВакКорона в картинках.tif
  • File:Химерный белок носитель для "ЭпиВакКороны".tif
  • File:ЭпиВакКорона состав.tif
  • File:Кролики для БиоМолекулы.tif
  • File:Химерный белок носитель для "ЭпиВакКороны".tif
Regards. --Ganímedes (talk) 09:50, 27 July 2021 (UTC)
@Ganímedes: Thanks, it appears the uploader found that ticket number here (on the same page they're currently requesting undeletion of one of their images) as none of those files are related to what they were doing. And I just realized the ticket number is mostly a formatted date, and that ticket appears to have been created on 2021-07-11, however the files in dispute weren't uploaded until the past 1-2 days (and the uploader didn't even have an account here back then I believe). I think they were just trying to "fake" that they had dealt with the problem... —Locke Coletc 15:24, 27 July 2021 (UTC)
  This section is resolved and can be archived. If you disagree, replace this template with your comment. Ganímedes (talk) 21:45, 27 July 2021 (UTC)

ticket:2016081010015528.Edit

Can someone please confirm if this ticket covers the files up for deletion at Commons:Deletion requests/Files uploaded by Hogyncymru Gbawden (talk) 07:37, 28 July 2021 (UTC)

It doesn't. --Krd 07:56, 28 July 2021 (UTC)
Many thanks @Krd:
  This section is resolved and can be archived. If you disagree, replace this template with your comment. Gbawden (talk) 08:50, 28 July 2021 (UTC)

Mother cyborg picturesEdit

Hi, These files uploaded by @Mina Kara: were deleted. Apparently the artist failed to give more details not understanding what they had to do. Could you tell us how we can get these files back and what exactly is missing? In my understanding they have sent the OTRS ticket. Here are the deleted files :

  1. https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Mother_Cyborg_-_A_People%27s_Guide_to_AI_-_Cover.pdf
  2. https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Mother_Cyborg_-_Beat_match_brunch_Seraphine_collective_-_Flyer.jpg
  3. https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Mother_Cyborg_-_logo.jpg
  4. https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Mother_Cyborg_02.jpg
  5. https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:MotherCyborg_03_-_Live.jpg

The ticket number was ticket:2021061410006855 @Anthere, Kvardek du, Yann: could you also look? Thanks!Nattes à chat (talk) 23:54, 29 July 2021 (UTC)

The ticket is in French and no response has been received to the last request sent to the copyright holder. Be patient, it's holiday time in France. Ww2censor (talk) 22:08, 30 July 2021 (UTC)