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Using pictures from google images

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by PinkyX, May 29, 2011.

  1. PinkyX

    PinkyX Power Member

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    So, is it legal to use pictures found on google images for example to create logo for my site? If I would use for example the iphone logo, can I get into trouble? Or the worst thing that they might do to me is to tell me to change it.

    Please only serious answers.
     
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    infTee Junior Member

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    According to this horror story it could land you in hot water:
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    blackhatworldDOTcom/blackhat-seo/blackhat-lounge/280423-guy-sued-4-000-over-using-10-pic-sans-permission.html
     
  3. Arche

    Arche Newbie

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    Would depend on the image. Some may be royalty free, but in general assume it's copyrighted and that they could DMCA/etc you for using it.