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Public domain statements

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This page lists the copyright statements for various websites, to make it easy to determine how the content can be used. These links can be used in the {{pd source}} notice template - look carefully, though, and be sure that the content really is public domain.

US Federal government sites[edit]

Any work created by a U.S. federal government employee in the course of their work for the government is public domain. See US federal government websites and public domain for more information.

When there is no clear statement, but the work is by federal employees as part of their employment, use:

http://www.appropedia.org/US_federal_government_websites_and_public_domain

Check here first for site-specific statements, and for exceptions.

Exceptions to public domain[edit]

US Federal sites which claim copyright or place restrictions without a clear reason:

  • EPA