IT tip: Do right by copyright

Did you know that photos are protected by copyright, even if they are posted on the internet? With a few exceptions, it’s illegal for you to reuse a photo taken by another person without permission. The penalties for photographic copyright infringement are severe. To safely find and use photos, try the UW Campus Photo Library, which contains thousands of recent low and hi-res photos depicting the UW-Madison campus and the people there. Or try WikiCommons, a collection of over 36 million freely usable media files.

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