Hi, I just noticed that when go to the screen to upload pictures, using the Site Content program, that all the pictures that I have used on my post in the past have a little CC note in the bottom left hand corner. This is a very new feature to WA.

When I clicked on it for more information, it states:

License Information Public Domain Dedication Feel free to use for personal or commercial use without attribution.

That certainly applies to the free images that I have uploaded. Yet, I would like to verify that information is not being attached somehow to the photographs that I have taken and decided to use on my website. (The little CC is showing up on my photographs also.) While many of my photos are simple snapshots, others are photographs that I sell. So, this is very important that people do not think that my photographs are free for anyone to use.

Thank you in advance...

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lesabre Premium
Hi Sondra, haven't checked my images. I do not like it but can't comment too much about it as I need to check this out first. I just read a post from Fleeky was an interesting read. Thanks for the share
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merlynmac Premium
So I just tested this myself. Interestingly enough it does show on images I upload in the thumbnail view but doesn't show on any of the images when added to my article (mine or the ones WA provides). I'm guessing it's an overlay applied to all thumbnail images in the tool for some reason.
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SondraM Premium
Hi Scott,

I can see the benefits of having that information for photos we are down loading for people that don't know.

I want to make certain that I understand what is going on behind the scenes. I don't have the technical knowledge to look at the data attached to the file.

Ironically, this new feature was added after I used the platform to upload a photo that I have won prizes with and sold copies of (even though it's not that great...).

Regardless, in the future it may be safer to upload my own pictures directly in Wordpress.
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SnazzyIT Premium
Need to check mine now, thanks Sondra because I used a lot of my own
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SondraM Premium
Hi, I'm glad to hear that you enjoy using a lot of your own photographs also.

Hopefully, we will hear something official that can ease our minds.
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Fleeky Premium Plus
Noticed the same
Very unpleasant
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SondraM Premium
WA is always trying to improve. That is a good thing. I just want to make sure that there is not some unintended consequence that may have been overlooked.
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Fleeky Premium Plus
Yes, hence our post
Taking note, no complaint

If it is yours, and uploaded by you there should be no cc
It is theft of your image and copyrights
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SondraM Premium
Fleeky, I have I told you lately how wonderful I think you are? If not, you are great!
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Fleeky Premium Plus
Uh

🙃
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Fleeky Premium Plus
Amen
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