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Linking to 1960s commercial audio recordings at the Internet Archive[]

I'd be glad of advice on the propriety of the link added here. The recording was made by EMI in the 1960s and I'm not at all sure it's out of copyright. A steer from an or who knows the rules about copyright and links would be v. gratefully received. Tim riley talk 19:24, 10 January 2019 (UTC)

Not appropriate, as the copyright is not clear. Internet Archives does not assure material uploaded is appropriately licensed, we need to check that. That's likely an improper upload under their terms but we should assume that the sound recording is still copyrighted (to at the latest 2067). --Masem (t) 19:31, 10 January 2019 (UTC)
Thank you for that advice. I rather thought it might be so. I'll delete, and explain why on the article talk page. Tim riley talk 20:05, 10 January 2019 (UTC)

Twitter .. again[]

Again a discussion on twitter, which anyway always go the same way. Is the addition of the twitter, here by User:Pigsonthewing in line with our inclusion standards. The official website of the subject is there, the official website has a link to the twitter, this twitter hence makes the second external link on the page. --Dirk Beetstra T C 13:56, 15 March 2019 (UTC)