We're constantly being asked by clients and colleagues if it's OK to use a particular picture that was found online. Our usual response is "Well... It depends...". Everyone's favourite answer to an easy question.
Well yesterday, Curtis Newbold (The Visual Communication Guy) created something pretty awesome to answer all future questions about copyrighted images:
It's a bit lengthy, but you get the hang of it pretty quickly. It's also a great way to learn about Creative Commons and other online Intellectual Property rules.
Read his full article on it here