How to check if pics are copyrighted or not

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We are using images from flickr and other free photos provider websites on our website, suggest us that if any body file a copyright case against us what will be the solution for this process , and tell us that how we come to know the pics we have used in our sites are copy right reserved, and give me the source if u have.
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http://www.photosecrets.com/tips.copyright.html
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I think that the best way is to use only content from the source you know (e.g. free image stock) so then you're sure it's a free or another soulution is to buy some from reliable source.
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It's also worth to check out wikimedia at wikipedia, the pictures there have their copyright extensively described.
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One thing to remember...for those who think that copyright is meaningless.

Copyright infringement is not judged only by whether there has been a commercial use of a copyright work, even when there has been no monetary gain, you can still find yourself on the losing end of a lawsuit and even without some substantial payout, could still be responsible for court costs, those costs can be...significant.

Of course, it helps when you have a couple of lawyers in the family :-]

The safest route is to automatically assume that the photo is copyright protected and is therefore off limits, except for fair use...fair use is not the same as "free" use :-]

Only the author can place a copyrighted work into the public domain, so unless you have more money than g*d, be forewarned, eh :-]

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