Legal Issues Regarding Your Website
Resources and help regarding legal issues related to websites.
Even if you’re mostly occupied with designing websites, you should be aware of FTCs guidelines about disclosing material connections (like affiliate links) for your own site, or other sites and blogs you visit. These disclosure guides aren’t specifically written for bloggers, but apply to anyone who implements online advertising. As
If you need quick information on US copyrights and what they mean for your website or web business, read “10 Big Myths About Copyright Explained” at Templeton’s website. You’ll get a quick rundown on when something is considered copyrighted, what’s considered fair use, the idea of public domain, creating work
Interested in what’s going with copyright laws, gaming laws and the first amendment when it comes to digital media and the internet? The Digital Media Lawyer Blog by David D. Johnson, a digital media lawyer, offers a wealth of articles on current and past lawsuits and other news and updates
>> If you’ve received a notice from Getty Images, read this thread on WebHostingTalk.com and this article and comments on nctritech.com. Have you received a cease and desist notice asking you to take down content from your website, or stop engaging in an activity? Before you take action, inform yourself