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Getty Images blows the web’s mind by setting 35 million photos free (with conditions, of course)

Getty Images blows the web’s mind by setting 35 million photos free (with conditions, of course) | Photography | Scoop.it
Recognizing that lots of people on the web are using its images without credit or payment, Getty is betting that allowing noncommercial use of its photos can benefit the bottom line more than it harms it.

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Mario Pires's curator insight, March 6, 2014 6:25 AM

A bold move by Getty Images, but it has limitations and the debate is on again on what is "noncommercial" use.

mrstock's comment, March 6, 2014 11:58 AM
Let's see how they enforce these embeds. Most people wont even go through the hassle of using an embed code.
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Rescooped by Homam Alojail from Photography Now
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Getty Images blows the web’s mind by setting 35 million photos free (with conditions, of course)

Getty Images blows the web’s mind by setting 35 million photos free (with conditions, of course) | Photography | Scoop.it
Recognizing that lots of people on the web are using its images without credit or payment, Getty is betting that allowing noncommercial use of its photos can benefit the bottom line more than it harms it.

Via Mario Pires
more...
Mario Pires's curator insight, March 6, 2014 6:25 AM

A bold move by Getty Images, but it has limitations and the debate is on again on what is "noncommercial" use.

mrstock's comment, March 6, 2014 11:58 AM
Let's see how they enforce these embeds. Most people wont even go through the hassle of using an embed code.