Google Image Search to Make Copyright Disclaimers More Visible
Google will be updating its image search results to make copyright disclaimers more prominent. In addition, Google will be removing direct links to the URLs of copyrighted images.
These changes were announced as part of a newly-formed partnership between Google and Getty Images. The deal includes a multi-year global licensing partnership, which will allow Google to use Getty Images’ content within its products and services.
Dawn Airey, CEO of Getty Images, explains the company’s plans going forward (emphasis mine):
”We will licence our market leading content to Google, working closely with them to improve attribution of our contributors’ work and…