Wikinews:Copyright

Green check.png This is an official policy on English Wikinews. It has wide acceptance and is considered a standard for all users to follow. Changes to this page must reflect consensus. If in doubt, discuss first on the talk page.

Policies and Guidelines

Neutral point of view
Content guide
Style guide

Administrators
Arbitration

For Wikipedians

Etiquette

As of September 25, 2005, all material published on Wikinews is licensed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 2.5 License. This work may be attributed to "Wikinews". All material published prior to September 25, 2005, is in the public domain. Note this may not include other media, like video, images, and audio.

Do not submit copyrighted material to Wikinews, unless it is released under a license compatible with Wikinews'. Copyrighted material will be removed on sight.

Do not submit any text materials from other Wikimedia sites (such as Wikipedia) to Wikinews. The licenses used by these sites contain copyleft conditions which conflict with Wikinews' license. Due to these reasons, content from these sites may not be incorporated legally into Wikinews except as fair use content.

See also