Copyright is a form of protection grounded in the US Constitution and granted by law for original works of authorship fixed in a tangible medium of expression.image

  • WRONG:
    If an image is on the Internet/Bing it is in the public domain
  • WRONG:
    If there is no copyright notice, I don’t need permission
  • WRONG:
    If I don’t profit from the use, I don’t need permission
  • WRONG:
    If I remove the image after notice, I don’t owe any money
  • WRONG:
    If I alter the image X% I don’t need permission
  • WRONG:
    If I only use a part of the image I don’t need permission
  • WRONG:
    If I only include a hyperlink and click it to show the image I don’t need permission

Having said that

Copyright does not protect names, titles, slogans, or short phrases.