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Copyright Issue - Uploading URL images
« on: September 27, 2004, 02:07:57 am »

In Coppermine Image Gallery, one can also upload images from other URL address.  Of course the images belong to the owner of different websites. Does this break Copyright law. What if I created a link or cite the source to the images. Or maybe the URL upload function just for "Internal" (inside you own website) use only? Any comments are appreciated.



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Re: Copyright Issue - Uploading URL images
« Reply #1 on: September 27, 2004, 02:24:15 am »

It's up to the copyright holder to determine how you can use their images. Look to see if they have a notice on their site. If not, contact them.


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Re: Copyright Issue - Uploading URL images
« Reply #2 on: September 28, 2004, 04:31:04 pm »

This is why I disabled this feature on my site. I've had issues with this before and don't want them again. But I suppose it's up to the poster to decide whether they'll be breaking the copyright laws or not.
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