Copyright Basics

Today more than ever, photographs and other visual media are at our fingertips. Whether it’s through Google Images or Flickr or AceMyHW, we have endless visual media available for us to use. Or, do we?

 

Watch the video Copyright Basics

(http://www.copyright.com/content/cc3/en/toolbar/education/resources/copyright_basics1.html).

Then, in a 2 page paper, examine the benefits and challenges associated with having so many visuals available to us today. Describe the possible ethical and legal implications of using these photos, and explain how these issues can be avoided.

 

 

 

 

Photographs are collection of memories, places and events. Now days we get Photographs of all places, memories and celebrites on Google images and Flickr or any other website. People are very much fond of photographs of Places, celebrities and Artistic photos. Now days we can see, Photos and Videos are at fingertips we can download it at the help of one click.

With the advancement of the Paparazzi, a normal photograph is not a photograph any more it is being sold as millions to other big news agencies and daily agencies.

There are many benefits of the photo world now a days, the most advantage we have is that we can upload our photos and keep it safe on the internet, without the public viewing of the photographs.

The are many websites like Flickr, Instagram and etc. Where are storing more than 100 of GB of photos every day. The other most valuable aspect of the Photo world is the education that can be given through the photos.

Through the Photos we can teach children about the various aspects of Education. We can also search the paintings of Picasso, Da Vinci. The whole pictorial representation of the Century can be viewed by just clicking the Search button. We can view a variety of pictures from those of Hitler to Footsteps of Neil Armstrong. These are the most advantages of the Photos that we can view on the internet.

The major disadvantages we get from the photo world are MORE IN NUMBER.

THERE ARE MANY NEWS AGENCIES, WHO FORECAST PHOTOS OF VIOLENCE AND DEATH IN THE WORLD MEDIA, THUS THE PEOPLE VIEWING THEIR WEBSITE GET VIEW OF THE PHOTOS OF ANGER AND VIOLENCE THROUGHT THE WORLD.

There are also some explicit content shown of the web, which are very harmful to the children and the viewer’s searching the web.

The major harm the photo world does is to the celebrites and the respected people all around the globe. There are many news agencies and paparazzi, they follow the celebs and poke their privacy to take private photos of them and sell it out on the web, leaving them humiliated in front of the world.

The photos which can hurt religious sentiments, and can cause a furor

Should be banned before publishing, people publishing the photos on the net should be held in for publishing such controversial pictures.

The other legal step must be the photo sharing to remain private and confidential. There have been many photos of celebrities that have been leaked to cause harm to the people.

These are some advantages and disadvantes of the photo world on the internet,