This is some thing you need to take into account when blogging. We produce all the pictures we need to illustrate our posts. By doing so we don’t need to worrie about any copyright issues. If in doute use your own.
photo: Deborah Lee Luskin
So many people responded to my last post about fair use of images on the internet that a follow-up post is in order.
Many readers didn’t know anything at all about copyrights, and many of you reblogged the post. Thank you; this is information we all need to know. As I learned, ignorance is not a defensible excuse, so keep spreading the word and be sure you have permission to use the images you find. This permission comes in three basic categories:
- Out of copyright and free to anyone to use.
- Free to use with permission and credit.
- Available with permission for a fee.
Since most bloggers don’t earn money from their blogs, few of us can afford either to pay for images or pay fines for using images without permission. But there are a wealth of sources for available photos as I learned…
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