Ethical Uses of Media Online

This adapted from Lynley Clarke from

The legalities of using information, images, videos etc by simply clicking copy/paste off the web is something that we have all done, but in reality we shouldn’t do.

Creative commons search

Wikimedia Commons

Flickr Commons


The copyright licenses that apply to the content we find determine what we can do with it.  All of these sites use the Creative Commons licenses.  Items tagged with the following symbols give the users specific information on what the license restrictions are.


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