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OfflineBooby
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Copyright infringement
    #4748289 - 10/03/05 07:30 AM (12 years, 8 months ago)

Is it legal to scan a baseball card I own and use it as an avatar?


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Re: Copyright infringement [Re: Booby]
    #4748322 - 10/03/05 08:08 AM (12 years, 8 months ago)

Go for it .


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Re: Copyright infringement [Re: Booby]
    #4749169 - 10/03/05 02:29 PM (12 years, 8 months ago)

I don't think it technically is, but I don't know who would prosicute it. Just like how it's technically illegal to cover a song, but most bands feel honored when they're covered, so they won't prosecute it. So second the "Go for it" :grin:


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Re: Copyright infringement [Re: psilocyb0rg]
    #4750934 - 10/03/05 08:59 PM (12 years, 8 months ago)

I have some postcards I would like to enlarge but Walgreens is asking if I own the copyright.

Here are some examples:



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Re: Copyright infringement [Re: Booby]
    #4751015 - 10/03/05 09:15 PM (12 years, 8 months ago)

They only do that to cover their own asses...It is technically illegal, so the stores don't want anything to do with that. it's like copying music from a CD.


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Re: Copyright infringement [Re: psilocyb0rg]
    #4751077 - 10/03/05 09:30 PM (12 years, 8 months ago)

But if I were to list cards for sale, like cards and pictures are listed on ebay and other sites, then it is ok to scan and show them on line?

Can I keep and share a portfolio of items I have sold?


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Re: Copyright infringement [Re: Booby]
    #4751129 - 10/03/05 09:40 PM (12 years, 8 months ago)

I can't figure out how it could be illegal, but just do it. Who would care? Anyway, you could probably find a picture of the card somewhere on the net already, right?







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Re: Copyright infringement [Re: Learyfan]
    #4751150 - 10/03/05 09:43 PM (12 years, 8 months ago)

It is illegal because, technically, they are making money from copying the pictures. If you did it yourself, it would not be illegal.

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But if I were to list cards for sale, like cards and pictures are listed on ebay and other sites, then it is ok to scan and show them on line?




Only if they are the originals. If you are making money from copies, it is illegal.


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Re: Copyright infringement [Re: Catalysis]
    #4751423 - 10/03/05 10:24 PM (12 years, 8 months ago)

He just wants to own it and use it as his avatar.






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