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All contributors to Cosmic Superpowers are given full power to select a specific license category for each individual contribution.

Page sections

Pages on Cosmic Superpowers are separated into sections, and each section has its own license.
The license is clearly stated at the top or bottom of each section, for example:

CS License examples

Each section falls into one of these categories

Category 1 - Cosmic Content Licence

Content created specifically for Cosmic Superpowers and content that is unique to Cosmic Superpowers falls into this category. Cosmic Superpowers is considered as the original source for the content. Most content on Cosmic Superpowers falls into this category.

It is important to us that we acknowledge the hard work of our editors and contributors and therefore:

Text content in this category can be:
  • Shared online (including websites and social media) up to a maximum of 30% of the text of the section.

On the condition that:
  • A clear link to the source page on Cosmic Superpowers is also shared, with the source of the information made clear.

This helps us ensure that the contributors and editors have their hard work respected, and goes towards encouraging additional contributions for the benefit of the entire community.

Category 2 - Content From Other Sources

Content that has been legally archived in Cosmic Superpowers from other sources falls into this category. This content often is not owned by Cosmic Superpowers and we are merely providing an archival source. Each instance is likely to be unique and users are encouraged to do their own research before republishing content that falls into this category.

We encourage the source to be listed for all content that falls into this category.

Category 3 - Public Domain Content

Content recognized as being in the public domain has no restrictions on its use by any party, and no permission is required to reuse the information in any form. Most content on Cosmic Superpowers does not fall into this category.

Category 4 - Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License

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Text content from Wikipedia can be included by specifying this license category for its respective section.



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