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Borrowing images for Web pages

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If I create a Web page for someone, and she/he wants an image or sound clip included for which she/he has not asked for permission from the owner of the image (or sound clip), who is legally responsible for its use? Is it the Web page creator, or the person for whom the Web page was created (i.e. the person who owns the URL to which it is published)?

I would be grateful for your advice in this matter. Thanks!

Paul Bentley


Senior Member
It is not borrowing, but stealing.

The chances are both the owner and the person who actively takes it (you) could be held civily and perhaps criminally liable.

This is intended as general information only and NOT LEGAL ADVICE. You are not my client, and I have no obligation of any kind to you. To retain a lawyer, go to http://AttorneyPages.com

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