Do you post pictures on the Internet with out persons permission?

@marciascott (25553)
United States
September 9, 2008 10:42am CST
Well I posted a picture of my sister and I on the Internet. and now she is mad at me I did it three years ago. I suppose I should asked was it ok. but I didn't see nothing wrong with it. We got in a disucussion about this this morning, and she is upset with me. Have you did this with your family members or friends? I do it and I really don't see nothing wrong. but some people might not like it. Do you agree or disagree? I even posted a Celibrity in one of my Photos. In My Photos. We I see not harm. When I worked for this workshop for the Hanidicap I would take pictures of the Clients, and one of my coworkers said you have to ask permission to take pictures of Clients. I thought that was weird.
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@seabeauty (1480)
• United States
9 Sep 08
I would only ask if there were someone elses children in the photo. I have a taboo about posting photos of children on the internet for all to see. Other than that I wouldn't ask.
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@ronaldinu (12439)
• Malta
10 Sep 08
I agree with seabeauty. I hate seeing "harmless" photos of children playing at the beach etc. Remember that pedos are around. I would not put photos of my own children.
@riyasam (16571)
• India
10 Sep 08
now that is scary.
• United States
9 Sep 08
It is very definitely NOT weird. You are lucky that the family of your handicapped clients did not sue you for invasion of privacy. I am sure you had no ulterior motive in mind with the photos but not everyone is nice. Some people are sick and would not take photos to be kind.
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@scammerwear (1433)
• Singapore
9 Sep 08
An ex-colleague of my had the habit of posting her photos online, so it wasn't odd for her to post some photos of a day at the beach. What she did not expect was the same photos to end up on a semi-exotic site, where folks post photos of ladies in compromising postures. While the photos of her in bikini were not compromising, the negative association is obvious. I'm not saying that posting someone else's photo is negative, just that the loss of control over something as personal as your image may not sit well with some folks, me included :)
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@riyasam (16571)
• India
9 Sep 08
well dear,i have posted a s`nap of my sister in one of my discussions.she does not know about it till now.but i have a feeling she wont be quite happy if she comes to know about it.
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@terri0824 (4991)
• United States
9 Sep 08
I try to be considerate of posting pictures of others because I wouldn't want others posting a picture of me without my permission. And as far as taking pictures of clients I do agree and you have to be careful if you don't have written permission to take and post pictures of clients that there could be a law suit!
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@JoyfulOne (6242)
• United States
9 Sep 08
I never post pictures of my relatives, or anybody else, on my blog, etc, without their permission. Personally, for myself, I don't care if they do or don't. We had a class reunion last summer and I know my picture is on a couple of different sites pertaining to that reunion, and it doesn't bother me at all. I can see how some people would get upset though, especially if they thought that picture didn't flatter them or something. I know my daughter's and I have talked, and I don't stick up pictures that include my grandchildren without permission. In this day and age of online predators, it's just something we don't want floating around in cyberspace. Also, I have heard about other people having scammers (or whatever) taking their face and photoshopping it onto something disgusting & naked and then having it plastered all over the internet. I also saw about that on a tv show. Scary to think that people would do something like that!
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@marciascott (25553)
• United States
9 Sep 08
Well Joy I guess I never thought about it like that. She is angry because I didn't ask her. which I seen no harm. It is one of my Photos.
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@JoyfulOne (6242)
• United States
9 Sep 08
I know...I never really thought that way before until I heard about that kind of stuff. If you and Vicky and I went out to lunch or something, I'd have no problem with having the photo shown (permission or not :-) I can see people's point if it's a child though. I like seeing photos, makes you feel like you know a person more. Oh well, to each their own lol.
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• Australia
15 Sep 08
It is important to ask for permission to take someone's photo and to ask if you can use it on the internet. I always ask first, because you never know if the person you are posting (please no stamping) is trying to hide from someone. I've actually stopped sending photos by email to some of my family members because they have been forwarding them on to people I don't know and because I can't make a judgment about the character of these people, I don't want them having access to pictures of me and my family. Too many people out there who could turn stalker etc, and the family members now on the photo banned list are not shy in giving out my personal details like address etc either. Then there are the people who don't like having their photos taken for religious reasons. Can't understand how a camera can steal your soul though.
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@marciascott (25553)
• United States
25 Sep 08
Hi How are you? I hope you are good! yes, you are right about everything you said!
@kavinsh (78)
• India
11 Sep 08
hi marciascott i have never done this. i think u don't have to do this. sometimes it can be misused. may be thats why ur sister got upset. i think u have to take permission first. try to give the answer urself what u will do if it ever be happened to u. take care
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@marciascott (25553)
• United States
11 Sep 08
Welcome to Mylot. It doesn't matter to me.
@vimaal (3365)
• India
10 Sep 08
hi friend, iam not post the pictures of the person in internet. take care have a nice day.
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@marciascott (25553)
• United States
10 Sep 08
Well that is good if you are not uploading photos unless you asked. I learned this after I posted my sisters picture up without her permisson. Ok. thanks for your input. Have a nice day!
@quinnkl (1667)
• United States
10 Sep 08
Never. First of all that is an invasion of privacy in my opinion. And posting celebrity pictures could be illegal depending on where you got them from. So take care doing that. Absolutely you should always ask permission before posting anyone's picture or information of any kind where anyone or everyone can see it. Not everyone wants their photo or personal business out there.
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@marciascott (25553)
• United States
11 Sep 08
I guuess you are right, Which I never really thought about it. this was 3 yrs ago, that is how long I been here on Mylot.
@GemmaR (8521)
10 Sep 08
If a picture is on the internet already, unless there is copyright on the site you have got it from, then it would be fine for you to use it. Unless you're using the photos for anything illegal then I see no issues with using photos of other people. If you're using other people's photos to pretend its you, then I wouldnt agree with that though. That would just be wrong.
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@marciascott (25553)
• United States
10 Sep 08
No I posted my sisters picture here 3 yrs. ago. she didn't say anything untill now.
@switlyf (650)
• Philippines
10 Sep 08
well my cousins posting pictures of us on the net, even my sister is doing that and i don't see anything wrong with that.
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@marciascott (25553)
• United States
10 Sep 08
I did'nt see anything wrong either, but I guess I should've ask my Sister.
@xphunt3r (244)
• Nepal
10 Sep 08
my family member are so friendly. they don't mind posting their picture without their permission. Why would they mind? And friend also never mind.They became happy if I upload their picture to net. If you are going to post the picture of person you don't know then you need to ask permission. Just beware posting copy right picture. But I never prefer to upload another picture. Once I did and get so many negative responds. So i always prefer posting own picture. If I use another picture then I give link back to his/her art..........
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@marciascott (25553)
• United States
10 Sep 08
I think maybe that is why we don't get credit for posting Photos.
• Pakistan
10 Sep 08
well if not ask, just tell them that you are going to post a picture of them... i think this will do.... i have posted pictures of my frinds and family ... and i even told them they didnot say anything... whsat can i say........
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@marciascott (25553)
• United States
10 Sep 08
Hi Moon, How are you! One of My favorite friend here. I posted her picture 3 yrs. ago, she know it but didn't say anything. now she is complaining about it.
@zykon84 (165)
• Portugal
9 Sep 08
I do that, not my sister, but friends of MTB
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@marciascott (25553)
• United States
9 Sep 08
I can't see anything wrong with it, but when it comes to kids I think it is not a good Idea, like someone else said. Thanks for your input!
• United States
10 Sep 08
yes i post pictures on internet without person's permission because i don't scare from anyone .. and i dont care .. what that person will do ...
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@shana123 (2096)
• India
10 Sep 08
I really feel it is a must to ask the permission of the person before you are posting the picture of them in the public place it is really not good to post without their permissions as each one will have their own privacy when you ask me i really dont like to put my photo online and i feel it is not a good idea to put up the picture i dont feel it weird
@Sarah1108 (310)
• United States
10 Sep 08
Wow i dont really see the reason for her to be mad. I doubt you were making fun of her or anything like that. I post pictures of people all the time on myspace and things like that there are a few bad pictures of me on other people's page but i dont get mad we laugh about it. the picture is there for some reason and if they are my friends its not to be mean it maybe just for a good laugh or because i am their friend or family member
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@annjilena (5620)
• United States
10 Sep 08
your coworker is right they can sue you for using there picture without there permission.
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@gemini_rose (16192)
9 Sep 08
I actually never think of that, if I have photos of my family that I want to show I just do. I have never asked them if it was OK. I am a bit more careful now about taking photos from other websites and using them as I did it on ebay once and ended up with a warning. They also took my listing off as well and I was not allowed to relist it until I put my own photo on.
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