BC Educator Julia Hengstler (who blogs at https://jhengstler.wordpress.com and tweets as @jhengstler ) has given permission to share this useful information about the correct use of creative commons materials.
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I recently got the news that Microsoft Office will no longer have Clip Art (see more here http://blogs.office.com/2014/12/01/clip-art-now-powered-bing-images/ ). What will happen now is that your search for images to embed in MS Office documents (Word, Excel, Publisher) will be handled by Bing (a search engine owned by Microsoft) using a filter to identify Creative Commons Licensed materials. 657 more words
Intellectual Property (IP) refers to any product of the mind, including images, designs, art, or literature. IP is protected by law and is meant to ensure that people receive recognition and any financial returns as a result of their creations.This protection is ensured by patents, copyrights, and trademarks, which cover everything from a corporation’s logo to a sculpture. 93 more words