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#1 Posted by thebeast (1920 posts) -

If we want to upload boxart for games, is it legal to use sources such as retailers?
Do these images legally belong to that retailer, or to the game developer (in which case I assume it is available for usage as long as it is in reference to the game)?

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#3 Posted by McPlated (137 posts) -

Fair use doctrine should usually slip slide any issues with using box art images from various sources.

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#4 Posted by Jax (516 posts) -

Also... what's legal online anymore anyways? Pfft. Lmao.

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#5 Posted by dillonator (167 posts) -

I'll call the cops.  We can find out.

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#6 Posted by SarazinRuin (161 posts) -

Sounds Good to me.

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#7 Posted by LouChou (491 posts) -
dillonator said:
"I'll call the cops.  We can find out.
"
Hides crack pipe.
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#8 Posted by Djratchet (687 posts) -

I would not imagine it being a problem.

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#9 Posted by MattyFTM (14886 posts) -

As long as its not watermarked, it'll come under fair use laws.

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#10 Posted by banksrob (1140 posts) -

it should be fine gawd i copy pictures of any site not like it really matters

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#11 Posted by duxup (372 posts) -

The companies that own them might worry if you're making money off of them, but I'm sure they wouldn't bite the hand that feeds them and come down on game news and info sites for using them.