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Don’t copy, embed! Getty Images opens its images to online sharing in “disruptive” move

In a radical – and controversial – move designed to increase its online reach and discourage copyright infringement, Getty Images now offers an embed option throughout its database of 35 million images for non-commercial use. Aimed largely at the online blogging community, images are embeddable as iframe code in the hosting web page. WordPress (host of Art Market Technology) already have included support for the embed option, saying “We have been working with Getty Images over the past few weeks” on the feature.

As shown below, copyright information, social sharing links, and a link back to Getty Images are included in the image served.

Embed from Getty Images

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