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Images for Moviesite copyright protected?

Discussion in 'Business & Tax Advice' started by spoon22, Dec 11, 2011.

  1. spoon22

    spoon22 Regular Member

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    Hey, i want to start a moviesite and i want to use some images (covers) from the movies, because it will look a lot more professional. Is it allowed to use them or are there any copyright issues?

    And if so, how would you deal with the problem?
     
  2. neuromancer

    neuromancer Newbie

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    Obviously copyright issues. I think they get away with it by simply hosting offshore with 'bulletproof' hosting and not caring about DRM/Copyright

    Then again imdb does this for free and they seem to have no issues. Same with movie trailers on video sites
     
  3. spoon22

    spoon22 Regular Member

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    So, would it be a good idea to load images from imdb in my website directly?