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I think the developer took MVP to the extreme.

For legal reasons it's critical to fully explain the license on the photos available for download, and the terms for anybody submitting the photos. Unfortunately it's really not enough to just say: "Free hi-resolution photos for your website."




> I think the developer took MVP to the extreme.

Sorry to go off-topic, but MVPs are meant to be extreme! That's the whole point. Maybe OP has no idea about licenses or the necessity of them. Had they not posted this, all these lovely comments on the matter would have never been written!


Please make that legally solid by going to (https://creativecommons.org/choose/) and making them the correct licence. Or state a legal licence under which they are distributed on your site as.

Unfortunately we live in a legal environment where the author stating "free for commercial and personal use" is not a licence strong enough to hold up under law.


Hey, thanks for the comment. Looking to add something now. Apparently this is the most 'open' and least restrictive of the CC licenses: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/deed.en_US but it still says we would need to attribute the author which we don't require.


There's also CC0 which puts the work into the public domain http://creativecommons.org/choose/zero/


Awesome. Thanks. Added this text "do whatever you want" and linked to that license: http://cl.ly/image/3J0C3L1R301B


Thanks for putting the works into the public domain Mikael! You should link to the actual license though: http://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/zero/1.0/ Thank you again and good luck with the effort!


This may be dumb question, but can you use an open source license like the MIT license for something like this?


Comedy option: WTFPL.

(Use the CC stuff if you can.)



> I think the developer took MVP to the extreme.

I don't know why. But I laughed so hard on this.




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