Could flickr use your images as they please?

Started Sep 20, 2012 | Discussions thread
tatanka
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Re: Could flickr use your images as they please?
In reply to QuentinB, Sep 22, 2012

Flickr won't use your photos outside their domain, but others might. If you put them up on a public site, you never know where they might turn up.

I've had a "pro" account on Flickr for some time and this gives you access to some interesting stats, one of which is the referrers to your pictures. I often see mine showing up in Google and Bing image searches. Recently found a Mexican travel site that was using a boatload of my vacation images from a recent trip to Cancun.

I'm kinda flattered, to tell the truth. I'm not a pro by any stretch of the imagination and don't have a lot of ego riding on this. If someone else enjoys my images... well, that's kind of why I took them. Enjoy!

Haven't seen one on a billboard yet and doubt I ever will.

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