How Free is Free? Creative Commons Explained

How Free is Free? Creative Commons Explained

At times, designers may come across their own designs, only to see no credit was given. Generally speaking, this situation is easily remedied in social media; users can be reported, and posts can be removed. However, what if you are a designer who sees your own work in a publication?

Typically, you either keep silent or act to protect your rights. What if the person who used your image claims the picture was freely available online? What if the person says nothing existed forbidding the use of your image? While copyright laws (thankfully) favor the content creator, legal conflicts can often become time-consuming and expensive…

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