THE SOCIAL MEDIA AGE has tricked us into thinking that any photo we snap with our cameras is fair game to post online. But this is not the case. Photographers are limited by privacy laws in what they can publish, and regular internet users aren’t allowed to publish photos they don’t own.

So what are the rules? Who is hosting this? created this infographic breaking down the basics of copyright law. They did, incidentally, very generously give us permission to use this infographic.

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