COPYRIGHT

Google Search (possible) Copyright Infringers

Google Image Search makes it easy to find photos and illustrations. Too easy for some people who intend using the images without permission. Google also makes it easy to look for sites using your images by uploading a sample. Click on the camera icon in the search field: via TWiP

Social Media Terms of Service

Before you put content on Facebook, Twitter, Google+, Pinterest, etc, read Jim Goldstein’s article on “Social Media and Copyright” and “How I Evaluate Terms of Service for Social Media Web Sites“. Via: DigitalPhotoPro Magazine

Digital Millennium Copyright Act

US attorney Carolyn E. Wright (aka Photo Attorney) explains the DMCA (Digital Millennium Copyright Act) on DP Review (http://bit.ly/pimgES). Who can use DMCA for copyright infringement and how to go about it. You don’t have to be in the USA to enforce DMCA rights – I’ve used it with a Yahoo hosted website.