Watch what you put on your website.

photoblockA photographer is in the process of bringing suit against a bunch of radio stations, a TV station and websites for using one of his photos without proper attribution. The image was posted to Wikimedia under a creative Commons license, which does not call for remuneration but does require attribution. Editor’s $0.02: We all get a little lax about this, but there are consequences if we use copyrighted material on our websites. Make sure that you have a strong station policy about this, that everyone in the station is aware of that policy, and that compliance is monitored closely.

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