Wiki:Copyrights

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Generally, the OS-tans.moe Wiki's content is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike license. It means that you may share its content (untouched or altered) as long as you mention OS-tans.moe or the relevant contributor(s) and publish it under the same license.

As an editor, it also means that what you add to the Wiki is considered to be released under this license, so others can redistribute your productions at will as stated above; don't edit the Wiki if you don't want that.

Notable exceptions to the statements above:

  • Works (characters, artwork, text,...) from external sources may be released under other licenses, and even though they might be included on the Wiki for documentation purposes, the original authors still hold the copyright and such content might not be licensed under the CC-BY-SA;
  • A creator of an original character published on the Wiki fully holds the copyright for this character; assume that all rights are reserved unless stated otherwise by this person and note that the copyright for a particular artwork may not be the same as the copyright of the character;
  • These creators can also specify a different license for their own work uploads. In all cases, they agree that OS-tans.moe can display their work on the site at will.

Regarding the inclusion of external copyrighted content, while we might not always be granted a formal permission to do that, we assume that the authors are fine with a fair and good faith use of their material. In the unlikely event such copyright holder would like to see such content removed, an administrator can simply contacted and we will comply.