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question on ripping pictures

Discussion in 'Instagram' started by arslan2468, Jun 26, 2015.

  1. arslan2468

    arslan2468 Newbie

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    hi, so this may be a noob question. but when i take pictures from other instagram users for my accounts can i not get in trouble for copyright. sorry if its a really noob question
     
  2. iamthesuark

    iamthesuark Junior Member

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    This is a good question, from what I have read in the forum, it varies.
    Some users prefer to prevent any potential problems and always credit the authors and some just don't care.
    I have personally ripped hundreds of pics, with no credit given and I am still up and running,
    but Instagram changes everyday, so keep your eyes open :)
     
  3. galaxier

    galaxier Registered Member

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    there's a possibilty of getting banned but so far, it's kinda very, very low possibility.
     
  4. loshara

    loshara Power Member

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    the possibility grow with every picture you steal. giving credit is also not a way out since you need a permission from the owner. so, if you get reported several times, you can say goodbye to your account
     
  5. LleixG

    LleixG Senior Member

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    If you steal pics you can get banned
     
  6. Paper-Boy

    Paper-Boy Elite Member

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    Copyright or not, someone will eventually report you and get your account banned.

    Has happened to me several times in the past.