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Thursday, June 30, 2016 @ 8:00 PM | By Richard Stobbe

When photographer Art Drauglis posted a photo to his online account through the photo-sharing site Flickr, he probably never imagined he would see that picture in print, on the cover of someone else’s book.

Flickr is one of dozens of online photo-sharing platforms. But “available on the Internet” is not the same as “free for the taking.” Different intellectual property rights apply to different content.

You might be surprised to find out how much of that online content is licensed through the “Creative Commons” licensing regime....