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Creative Commons Infographic: Licenses Explained

Creative Commons Infographic: Licenses Explained
Do you use images or photos? Do you check with the owner before saving or copying or using? Are you using Creative Commons (CC) images and think that it’s all OK because the image labelled as CC therefore you’ve done all your supposed to? Do you in fact understand what Creative Commons is? If in doubt, before you go any further, watch this video: Creative Commons Explained . Right, so you understand CC now? Click to view full Infographic A photo or image placed under a Creative Commons license enables you, the ‘borrower’ to copy, distribute, and display the work providing the photo or image is correctly attributed to the owner. According to the infographic: more than 90% of CC photos are not attributed, and more than 99% of CC photos that are attributed are not attributed properly. That kind of makes me want to go back over my old posts to see if I’ve correctly attributed the CC images I’ve used in the past. Be safe with how you use CC materials – if in doubt, check! Posted in eLearning .

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