WikiQueer:File copyright tags/Free licenses

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Free content is free as in freedom. This page links to some of the most popular licenses for releasing such content.

Wikipedia's version of this page can be reached via http:// tinyurl.com/WikiFree if you wish to refer someone to that page.

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Apache[edit source | visual editor]

Apache logo

Berkeley Software Distribution[edit source | visual editor]

BSD
  • {{BSD}} — BSD licenses

Creative Commons[edit source | visual editor]

Creative Commons, some rights reserved.
  • {{cc-zero}} — Creative commons zero 1.0 license.
  • {{cc-by}} — Attribution 1.0 license.
  • {{cc-by-2.0}} — Attribution 2.0 license.
  • {{cc-by-2.5}} — Attribution 2.5 license.
    • {{cc-by-2.5-in}} — Attribution 2.5 India license based on Indian law.
    • {{Agência Brasil}} — A photo copyrighted by Agência Brasil
  • {{cc-by-3.0}} — Attribution 3.0 license
    • {{Kremlin.ru}} - Images from Kremlin.ru, licensed under Creative Commons Attribution 3.0.
  • {{cc-sa}} — ShareAlike 1.0 license.
  • {{cc-by-sa}} — Attribution-Sharealike 1.0 license.
  • {{cc-by-sa-2.0}} — Attribution-Sharealike 2.0 license.
  • {{cc-by-sa-2.5}} — Attribution-Sharealike 2.5 license.
    • {{cc-by-sa-2.5-in}} — Attribution-Sharealike 2.5 India license based on Indian law.
  • {{cc-by-sa-3.0}} — Attribution-Sharealike 3.0 license.

Other Creative Commons licenses exist but are non-free for use in WikiQueer. See Non-free Creative Commons licenses for a full list and explanation.

WTFPL[edit source | visual editor]

  • {{WTFPL}} — A release under the WTFPL achieves the same freedom as a public domain release, even in countries that do not recognize an ability to release works into the public domain.

Free Art license (Licence Art Libre)[edit source | visual editor]

Copyleft
  • {{FAL}} — Free Art license (info)

GNU's Not Unix![edit source | visual editor]

GNU

NB: These licenses require reprinting the entire license text with any reuse of the image. If you created the image yourself, please consider using a different license. If one include any of the content, the entire book/section goes under GFDL, unlike CC-BY-SA

  • {{GFDL}} — GNU Free Documentation License (no invariant sections or cover texts)
  • {{GPL}} — GNU General Public License. This tag is designed for GPL images licensed by others (usually as part of a software package). Do not use it to tag images you created yourself. Use another free license.
    • {{GPL-2}} — GNU General Public License, version 2 only.
  • {{LGPL}} — GNU Lesser General Public License. This tag is designed for LGPL images licensed by others (usually as part of a software package). Do not use it to tag images you created yourself. Use another free license.

Massachusetts Institute of Technology[edit source | visual editor]

MIT
  • {{MIT|Copyright holder}} — MIT License. This tag is designed for MIT images licensed by others (usually as part of a software package). Do not use it to tag images you created yourself, since the MIT license is intended to be applied to software, not images. Use another free license.

Mozilla[edit source | visual editor]

Mozilla
  • {{MPL}} — Mozilla Public License.
  • {{MTL}} — Mozilla's MPL/GPL/LGPL tri-license. Firefox is licensed under this license.

UK Government[edit source | visual editor]

  • {{OGL}} — Open Government License.

W3C[edit source | visual editor]