Bing Image Widget

Posted on 8/23/2014 by Jim Pickerell | Printable Version | Comments (6)

Microsoft's Bing has created the Bing Image Widget making It possible for any Bing user to imbed, free of charge, on their web site of blog any images found in a Bing Images search. Here's a simple demonstration of how it works.

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  • Larry MindenJim:
    Is this a typo or do the TOU actually say: "(i) use the Services to infringe upon the copyright, trademark or other intellectual property rights of anyone;"
    Larry Posted on Aug 25, 2014
  • Bill BachmannYes, Jim. Can you find out what the Hell that is supposed to mean? I will sue anyone that I find, I don't care if Bing thinks it is OK. They can not override my Copyright and I will challenge them. Perhaps I should take this to court now... what do you think, Jim? I have a strong reputation and am well-known. Maybe I should bite the bullet and challenge them and Microsoft right now? Please comment, Jim. Perhaps I could get ASMP and PPA to also back the case! Posted on Aug 25, 2014
  • Paul MelcherGreat Catch Jim. You should make this article free and public so people can share it to their trade organisations ( PACA, ASMP, CEPIC, BAPLA,...). Immediate action needs to needs to be taken before others like Google and Yahoo follow path. Posted on Aug 26, 2014
  • Jesse Hughes"(i) use the Services to infringe upon the copyright, trademark or other intellectual property rights of anyone;" is actually listed as a restriction in their terms of use - meaning you're not allowed to infringe, but as Jim mentions, neither the average user nor microsoft will spend time/effort/money to solve that problem
    Posted on Aug 26, 2014
  • Jim PickerellAs Jesse said that is a Restriction On Use, so Microsoft has covered itself legally, but no one will ever read this part of the TOU. If the consumer is ever going to become aware of copyright there must be notices high up in bold on the search page, not buried in the TOU. Posted on Aug 26, 2014
  • Sylvie FodorHi Jim, do you know how long this widget has been around? Posted on Aug 28, 2014

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