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- Hi 太刻薄, thanks for the advice. The image was imported from my same load on Wikipedia Italy. Even in Wikipedia the volunteers have reported to me a problem with copyright, although I have requested the rights at their respective owners, and although I have sent everything already in 2014 to the e-mail address you indicated. I'll try to resolve the situation, then I'll adjust the information here. --Wiccio (talk) 08:38, 20 May 2015 (UTC)
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the following content you uploaded is not free and therefore has been or will soon be deleted:
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- Ciao Hedwig in Washington, thanks for the advice. As also stated in the discussion above, I had encountered problems with acceptance of copyright already in the main image upload, on Wikipedia Italy. Now the error is fixed on Wikipedia but I support the elimination of the same image here on Commons. More ahead I will move again the following image with the correct procedure. --220.127.116.11 11:38, 28 May 2015 (UTC)