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Is it okay to use people's Creative Commons licensed flickr photos?

I need some photos of people for a design, is it acceptable to use Creative Commons licensed photos from sites like flickr of real people? Or is it not acceptable because they didn’t agree, even ...
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Using CC BY-SA 3.0 images in website: does 'share alike' affect my websites license?

I'm using some images (mainly as backgrounds, but otherwise I may as well) for my a website I'm making. Does the 'share alike' clause effect the license of my website (the code, html, css, ...
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License for logo of an open source (GPL) project

If you were to design the identity of a software project that is released as Free Open Source Software (FOSS), let's say under the GPL licence, including the identity, graphics, logo, etc., can it be ...
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Reserved Font Names for SIL/OFL & Registering/Trademarking Commercial Fonts

In the last few years I've shifted the focus of my design career from marketing and advertising to typography: everything from custom lettering and logotypes for in branding to entire font families ...
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How to attribute Creative Commons art on a T-Shirt

I'm creating a T-shirt using an image licenced under CC BY-SA 4.0. The main problem I'm facing is how do I attribute the image used? Do I put the attribution on the site I sell the T-shirt on, or do I ...
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Does CC0 1.0 Universal require attribution?

I would like to use photos from the Public Domain Archive without attribution. They say that their photos are free for personal and commerical use. But they don't mention whether or not they need ...
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Can this licence be applied to non code (art)?

This licence talks about software, can I apply it to a piece of art work (a logo)? I figure that some people on here would have used this licence for code/software so may have some experience http://...
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Do derivative works of Creative Commons BY-NC works also have to be noncommercial?

I've created an image that uses some source images that have been released under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 3.0 US license. This license is not a share-alike license, meaning that ...
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Which part of my website does the use of a CC -by-sa licensed picture affect?

If I use a CC -by -sa licensed picture (modified by cropping and text overlay) on my website, what part of my website does the "contagious" nature of the license affect? Do I need to license the ...
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Do I need to distribute my product with the same license as the assets I use?

I like to use free images & graphics from the web and it looks like there are new types of licensing that I'm not sure how to use or understand. For example GPL, in software I have to open source ...
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Creative Commons Mix and Printed Materials [duplicate]

Hello graphic design exchange. I have a question about creative commons and its mix usage for printed materials. As you know there are lots of websites offering free vectors for commercial uses. In ...
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How to attribute, give credit to creative commons/copyleft/public domain content for web/print?

Edit: To be extremely succinct: How to credit imagery used on a business card or ballpoint pen? Inspired by this question, I started to think: How do you attribute and give credit, when you ...
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Is it necessary to attribute Creative Commons licensed art?

There are tons of sites out there with free graphics. You can find a bunch of these sites through freepik.com. It seems that 99% of these graphics use the CC Attribution 3.0 license. I'm wondering ...