Monday, June 18, 2012

Christians warned over Getty Images copyright infringement

Christians are being warned to take care over the images they upload to their websites.

The warning came after two unidentified subscribers to EvangelismUK reported receiving invoices from Getty Images for £900 and £1,500 after unknowingly using the pictures without permission on their websites.

Ownership information encoded in digital photos allows owners to track where their images are being used and control copyright infringement.

More than other photo stockists, Getty Images has acquired a fearsome reputation for its crackdown on copyright infringement, hitting web masters with invoices for large sums of money over improper image use.
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