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Do You Publish Photos Online?

The Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) & You If you publish or share your photos online, especially as part of your social media or marketing outreach, prepare for the possibility of people reposting your work without permission. In the early days of the Internet, it wasn’t 100% clear whether or not online service providers were liable if their users committed copyright infringement. In response to growing uncertainties, in 1998 the… Read More »Do You Publish Photos Online?


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PicRights is Not a Troll: Copyright Affects Everyone (Including You)

In the age of the Internet, image theft is commonplace and easier than ever. It’s estimated that intellectual property (IP) theft in the U.S. costs between $225 billion and $600 billion every year. That may seem like a staggering sum, until you realize that over 3.2 billion images are shared online every day and an estimated 70% are used without a license or permission.