Note: This template is used on a lot of pages. In order not to put too much load on the servers, edits should be kept to a bare minimum. Please discuss proposed changes on the talk page first.
| This image (or other media file) is in the public domain because its copyright has expired.|
This applies to the United States, Australia, the European Union and those countries with a copyright term of life of the author plus 70 years.
Note that a few countries have copyright terms longer than 70 years: Mexico has 100 years, Colombia has 80 years, and Guatemala and Samoa have 75 years. This image may not be in the public domain in these countries, which moreover do not implement the rule of the shorter term. Côte d'Ivoire has a general copyright term of 99 years and Honduras has 75 years, but they do implement the rule of the shorter term.
- This template will categorize into Cat:PD Old.
| Editors can experiment in this template's sandbox (create) and testcases (create) pages.
Please add categories and interwikis to the /doc subpage. Subpages of this template.