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Hello guys, I've been running around the Wiki lately and I'm beginning to wonder what's with the 'real life' guns being present in every page? I'm beginning to wonder if the images used at copyrighted, perhaps we should remove them? I mean, seriously, many of the photos might be copyrighted, so maybe we can remove them and instead focusing on in-game models of the guns? Seriously, this is Battlefield, not reality...
Mance_1462: I think we have the RL pictures so we can see what it looks like compared to the game. Common sense man.
You're right, some of the images are copyrighted. Thing is, we license our images, and in many cases, the images are free-to-use (ie, government-produced images) or can be used for a non-profit purpose (most everything else); since this is a wiki intended to inform and teach, we are basically exempt from copyright law in many cases (since they're used for an informative and non-profit purpose), except for a few cases, such as where it explicitly stated by the original author that nobody can use his or her work. You can check any of the images' file details and see our copyright info right there. Йура 01:37, June 23, 2012 (UTC)
Chances are the real life gun images are under Public Domain or another copyrighted Fair Use license. Licenses are of no issue with wikis provided that they are at least stated somewhere, and since they are managed excellently on this wiki there is no issue here. --Callofduty4 04:32, June 23, 2012 (UTC)