Reply to post: Re: Bad bargaining

Getty load of this: Google to kill off 'View image' button in search

James Ashton

Re: Bad bargaining

"Copyright infringement is a crime. It isn't stealing, but it is still criminal."

Nope. It varies by jurisdiction but commonly you have to be profiting from your copyright infringement for it to be a criminal act. Using a Getty image for your school assignment isn't going to result in any criminal penalty, even if you use the high resolution versions.

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