Photos Are Intellectual Property But ‘Stolen’ All the Time

There’s been a the latest uptick in the amount of Fla. providers accused of copyright infringement, alleging they employed site pictures devoid of the genuine owner’s permission.

CHICAGO – It is not strange for Shannon Hall to be scrolling by means of her social media information feeds and obtain brokers from other firms sharing listing pictures that belong to her brokers. “I obtain photographs weekly that brokers share on Facebook or Instagram from their personal and business web pages,” claims Hall, broker-operator of Dwellings by Rudy & Hall, outdoors of Detroit. “A good deal of them don’t know they can’t use photographs they don’t very own.”

When she spots a photo that she thinks an agent doesn’t have the rights or license to use, she tends to make a call. She describes the difficulty and asks them to get rid of the photo from their web site. If she can’t

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