Wikipedia:Example requests for permission

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This page is intended as boilerplate text for requesting permission to re-use somebody else's content in Wikipedia. To do this, they must re-license it under the Creative Commons Attribution-Sharealike 3.0 Unported License (CC-BY-SA) or a CC-BY-SA-compatible license. For more, read Wikipedia:copyrights. (Some other licenses are permitted for images; see Wikipedia:Image copyright tags for more.) Material may also be co-licensed under GNU Free Documentation License (GFDL) (unversioned, with no invariant sections, front-cover texts, or back-cover texts), but this is not required for material imported from websites authored by others. It cannot be licensed under GFDL alone.

If you have a letter that has worked in requesting permission, please add it to this page, or work the text that you think was effective into the existing letters. Also, you should send a copy of your request and the response to "permissions-en AT wikimedia DOT org" where it will be permanently archived.

Due to the large number of ambiguous answers to enquiries concerning a permission of reuse for an image, text or similar (such as "I allow Wikipedia to reuse my photos") it is advisable to attach to your enquiry email a standard declaration of consent. See Wikipedia requesting copyright permission, Wikipedia declaration of consent or Commons email templates.

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