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Once an image is on the Internet, it may well take paths that are as complicated as they are strange. The Hamburg-based agency Die Bildbeschaffer followed the trails of an image that shows a polar bear and was made available via the database of the renowned Alfred Wegener Institute. Now it is being sold as a rights-managed image – without the consent of the photographer. A case study that tells a lot about the care applied when handling image rights.
Recording: Webinar for Smint.io users, September 2020
Watch this recording of our webinar for Smint.io users (September 2020), offered in English. Please note, that there is a German version of the recording available as well.
Reinhard Holzner, our CEO, shows and explains the many new functions that we have introduced to Smint.io since the last user webinar.
Smint.io standard contracts for stock content - a revolution in content buying
We at Smint.io have developed a uniform standard licensing scheme for stock content. The standard license scheme contains all the essential terms that are necessary for the legally compliant use of stock content in companies or agencies. Different target groups and types of use are distinguished in the standard license scheme.
Read now why we call this a revolution in content buying.
It has never been easier to get started with Smint.io
The Smint.io self-sign-up wizard is here!
Good news for all of you who have looked for an easy way to benefit from the use of Smint.io without actively involving your IT department or having to lead big budget discussions.
Just register, choose a name for your subdomain and you are ready to go, guided with an easy to understand wizard and with as many users as you want.
What is a model or property release? When do I need a release?
If you just want to purchase a picture or video license, you may not be too interested in the legal aspects of buying a license. However, it is very important to have some basic knowledge on the topic, as this will help you avoid dangerous pitfalls that can lead to litigation and costly compensation claims.
This article will give you guidance on questions around the topic of model and property releases.