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15 Best Sites for Open Source Images

15 Best Sites for Open Source Images
Recently, a teacher we know put together a concise and effective PowerPoint presentation which was well received. The only thing was that when the students inquired where the photos came from, the teacher said he searched for them using Google. The students replied, “You mean you stole them!” (Some of the images still prominently displayed the watermark from iStock photo!) Trust me, you don’t want to be in this position, especially if you are trying to teach the 21st Century Fluencies of Global Digital Citizenship. Through this experience, the teacher was gently reminded that he shouldn’t use any random image from the Internet without permission. The lines have become foggy as the Internet blurs the lines of fair use copyright issues. Resources for Copyright: Google So let’s address the giant in the room: Google. When you pull up Google’s main page, you’ll see at the top left something that resembles this: Click “Images.” Go to the bottom right which shows Privacy, Terms, and Settings.

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