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To be added to works that are suspected to be copyright violations. Addition of the template will blank the page from the point of insertion.

Add the template to the top of the work after the completion of {{header}}. Also to then start the discussion at Wikisource:Copyright discussions where the discussion name would usually be the name of the page as a wikilink.


  • To link to a pre-existing discussion
{{copyvio|anchor=Heading name of respective discussion}}

See also

  • {{Copyvio}} when a work is a suspected copyright violation. If used, the offending page must be listed at WS:CV.
  • {{Fidelity}} when the work's source document is of questionable quality or origin
  • {{Authenticity}} when the work may be a fake or a hoax.