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Google Removes "View Image" Button

7 monthes ago   |   By Gurney Journey

Google removed the "View Image" button from its image search results, with the goal of forcing users to visit the website if they want to copy an image file.
Google made the change because of a licensing deal with Getty Images. The change is frustrating to bloggers and other people who want access to public domain images, but it's probably better for artists and photographers who want to control their copyrighted images. By going to the website, users will be more likely to see the usage requirements first.
There's a workaround, though. You can right-click the image when it comes up in...
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Google Removes ‘View Image' Button from Image Search to Protect Photos

Google Removes ‘View Image' Button from Image Search to Protect Photos

7 monthes ago   |   By Peta Pixel

Google has removed the “View Image” button from its Image Search results that had allowed anyone to quickly download the original image file while bypassing the host webpage. This is a step Google is taking to help protect photographers' copyrights.
Last week, Getty Images announced a new licensing partnership with Google that put an end to a lengthy legal battle between the two companies over allegations of “anti-competitive” practices - Google's search made it easy to download high-resolution photos from Getty while bypassing the Getty website.
Google and Getty Images also worked...
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