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Wikimedia Commons (or simply Commons) is an online repository of free-use images, sounds, and other media files. [1]

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Archive Team

Archive Team is a group dedicated to preserving digital history that was founded by Jason Scott in 2009.

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An aurora (plural: auroras or aurorae), sometimes referred to as polar lights, northern lights (aurora borealis) or southern lights (aurora australis), is a natural light display in the Earth's sky, predominantly seen in the high-latitude regions (around the Arctic and Antarctic).

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BuzzFeed, Inc. is an American Internet media company based in New York City.

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Champaign, Illinois

Champaign is a city in Champaign County, Illinois, United States.

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Copyright is a legal right, existing globally in many countries, that basically grants the creator of an original work exclusive rights to determine and decide whether, and under what conditions, this original work may be used by others.

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Creative Commons

Creative Commons (CC) is an American non-profit organization devoted to expanding the range of creative works available for others to build upon legally and to share.

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Creative Commons license

A Creative Commons (CC) license is one of several public copyright licenses that enable the free distribution of an otherwise copyrighted work.

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Digital library

A digital library, digital repository, or digital collection, is an online database of digital objects that can include text, still images, audio, video, or other digital media formats.

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Erik Möller

Erik Möller (born 1979) is a German freelance journalist, software developer, author, and former deputy director of the Wikimedia Foundation (WMF), based in San Francisco.

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Exhibitionism is the act of exposing in a public or semi-public context those parts of one's body that are not normally exposed – for example, the breasts, genitals or buttocks.

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Fair use

Fair use is a doctrine in the law of the United States that permits limited use of copyrighted material without having to first acquire permission from the copyright holder.

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Flickr (pronounced "flicker") is an image hosting service and video hosting service.

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Free content

Free content, libre content, or free information, is any kind of functional work, work of art, or other creative content that meets the definition of a free cultural work.

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Free software

Free software or libre software is computer software distributed under terms that allow users to run the software for any purpose as well as to study, change, and distribute it and any adapted versions.

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Geo (microformat)

Geo is a microformat used for marking up WGS84 geographical coordinates (latitude;longitude) in (X)HTML.

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Geographic coordinate system

A geographic coordinate system is a coordinate system used in geography that enables every location on Earth to be specified by a set of numbers, letters or symbols.

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GNU Free Documentation License

The GNU Free Documentation License (GNU FDL or simply GFDL) is a copyleft license for free documentation, designed by the Free Software Foundation (FSF) for the GNU Project.

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Internet Archive

The Internet Archive is a San Francisco–based nonprofit digital library with the stated mission of "universal access to all knowledge." It provides free public access to collections of digitized materials, including websites, software applications/games, music, movies/videos, moving images, and nearly three million public-domain books.

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Jimmy Wales

Jimmy Donal Wales (born August 7, 1966), also known by the online moniker Jimbo, is an American Internet entrepreneur, best known as the co-founder of the online non-profit encyclopedia Wikipedia, and the for-profit web hosting company Wikia.

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Larry Sanger

Lawrence Mark Sanger (born) is an American Internet project developer, co-founder of Wikipedia, and the founder of Citizendium.

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Project Gutenberg

Project Gutenberg (PG) is a volunteer effort to digitize and archive cultural works, to "encourage the creation and distribution of eBooks".

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Public domain

The public domain consists of all the creative works to which no exclusive intellectual property rights apply.

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Reporting of child pornography images on Wikimedia Commons

On April 7, 2010, Larry Sanger, co-founder of Wikipedia, sent a letter to the FBI stating that Wikimedia Commons was hosting child pornography under Title 18 of the United States Code.

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United States Air Force

The United States Air Force (USAF) is the aerial and space warfare service branch of the United States Armed Forces.

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Wikibooks (previously called Wikimedia Free Textbook Project and Wikimedia-Textbooks) is a wiki-based Wikimedia project hosted by the Wikimedia Foundation for the creation of free content e-book textbooks and annotated texts that anyone can edit.

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Wikimedia Foundation

The Wikimedia Foundation, Inc. (WMF, or simply Wikimedia) is an American non-profit and charitable organization headquartered in San Francisco, California.

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Wikimedia movement

The Wikimedia movement, or simply Wikimedia, is the global community of contributors to Wikimedia Foundation projects.

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Wikinews is a free-content news source wiki and a project of the Wikimedia Foundation.

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Wikipedia is a multilingual, web-based, free encyclopedia that is based on a model of openly editable content.

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Wikisource is an online digital library of free content textual sources on a wiki, operated by the Wikimedia Foundation.

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Wikispecies is a wiki-based online project supported by the Wikimedia Foundation.

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Wikivoyage is a free web-based travel guide for travel destinations and travel topics written by volunteer authors.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikimedia_Commons

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