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[Edited again: with watermark]
[Edited. Sorry sorry. didn't see the mistakes]
Just like googling (or searching with any other engine)
for an image shows you a number of images, so Google
Copyright will show a single image with its source clearly
noted, as the result of a search. That way we
wikipedia (for example) have the permission to show
images, which are currently one click away (in the search
tab of your browser) but on the page
show as an empty sillhouette.
Random example: (I searched for a famous name and
then went through namesakes till I found this) Marvin
Herzog (see link)
At worst, it could have a watermark on the image,
giving copyright info.
Spellcheck for sillhouette
when chrome spellcheck stops working... [pashute, Oct 08 2010]
Marvin Herzog on Wikipedia (no image)
Try googling for his image. I like the first one with the accordion and funny yarmulka. [pashute, Oct 25 2010]
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||Is this about that stupid FBI thing or are you talking
about showing something like the famous Tienanmen
Square image in Wikipedia? If it's the later, isn't this
scraping? The reason media owners want to
discourage scraping is that it allows you to see the
media without seeing the ads that finance the media
creation. I don't know how Google gets around this,
but if I was a Photographer, I wouldn't want people
to be able to Google my images without at least
going to my page.
||Do you mean "copyright", or do you mean to invent
||Is this about showing an image, or about showing an
||Does this idea make sense to you, [pashute]? If so, you may be unique.
||So, it's a sort of ranty thing?
||Nope not a rant. I meant Copyright.
||Its a way to allow websites on the web to show an
image on another site, without infringing on the
other site's rights or the image owner's rights. If
you can see the image in google search, without
paying money to "buy the book", why not see it
anywhere else, without specifically pressing the
||You (image owner) wont be loosing the rights
since it will specifically be pointing to your site,
and saying what the source of image is, and what
your rights are.