Google's Image Search Attempts to Reduce Copyright Infringement

Following a dispute with Getty Images.

Tech
6,178 Hypes 5 Comments

It seems the issues surrounding copyright infringement grow every day, and with that, come systematic attempts to combat it — like earlier this week when a New York district court officially ruled that embedding Tweets with images could be copyright infringement, putting many major news publications under fire. In another effort to reduce copyright issues this week, Google has added a design tweak to its image search engine, removing the “View Image” and “Search by Image” buttons from its page.

The adjustment comes as a settlement with Getty Images, after the photo library complained Google’s search engines allowed users and publications to steal images without having to visit Getty’s site. Google further explains its updates in the Tweets below.

Read Full Article
Source
It's Nice That
More

What to Read Next

Donovan Mitchell Is Crowned the Verizon Slam Dunk Contest Champ
Sports

Donovan Mitchell Is Crowned the Verizon Slam Dunk Contest Champ

Mimicking Vince Carter’s reverse 360 windmill dunk.

Kanye West and Kid Cudi Made a Surprise Appearance at 747 Warehouse Tonight
Music

Kanye West and Kid Cudi Made a Surprise Appearance at 747 Warehouse Tonight

Bringing G.O.O.D. Music.

Going Behind the Scenes at Christopher Bailey's Final Burberry Fall/Winter 2018 Show
Fashion  

Going Behind the Scenes at Christopher Bailey's Final Burberry Fall/Winter 2018 Show

Moving on after 17 years in charge.


The Finalists for the 2018 Basketball Hall of Fame Have Been Announced
Sports

The Finalists for the 2018 Basketball Hall of Fame Have Been Announced

Including Ray Allen, Jason Kidd, Steve Nash and others.

Atari Is Cashing in on the Cryptocurrency Trend With the Creation of Atari Tokens
Tech

Atari Is Cashing in on the Cryptocurrency Trend With the Creation of Atari Tokens

In order to bolster digital currency gambling.

Shoop's Spring/Summer 2018 Editorial "Tokyo"
Fashion

Shoop's Spring/Summer 2018 Editorial "Tokyo"

Shot in Shinkiba, Tokyo.

More ▾