Worried About Copyright Issues With Forum Logo

Discussion in 'Site Security & Legal Issues' started by King G, Jan 1, 2017.

  1. King G

    King G Enthusiast

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    I am hosting on icyboards for now (a mybb forum) until I can move to paid hosting.

    (btw they let me move my database for a price)

    But I want to use this logo for my site (see below)

    But I am worried about violating copyright on icyboards.

    I don't claim ownership to it.

    And I don't think I can contact the author.

    What do I do?

    Thanks
     

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  2. ManagerJosh

    ManagerJosh Enthusiast

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    Consult a copyright attorney.

    I'm not a lawyer, but there's room for parody logos.
     
  3. pierce

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    I am going to give you my advise. If you worry about things you get nowhere.

    Richard Brandson the billionaire started off by selling dodgy records. If he worried about everything he wouldn't be where he is today.
     
  4. Drastic

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    You don't need an attorney.

    Just do what you're doing and have fun.
     
  5. King G

    King G Enthusiast

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    I think what i'll do is make my own logo I want to be original :)

    I used clipart elements to make my own logo.

    I heard shapes can't be coprighted.

    That would be terrible if they were because I would claim ownership to a square. This site violates copyright! lol because it uses my squares :)

    just joking :)
     
  6. zappaDPJ

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  7. we_are_borg

    we_are_borg Moderator

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    Dont ever mess with copyrights ManagerJoshManagerJosh gave you the best advice consult a lawyer. The thing with copyright is that you'll need to prove everything to get out of the claim. They dont need to contact you they can go straight to courd.
     
  8. King G

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  9. Hauyser

    Hauyser illiterate.

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    ... This is why I'm not helping you anymore.
     
  10. King G

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    I apologize I did not mean to come off as snarky. I was just acknowledging the advice.
     
  11. PoetJC

    PoetJC [ ♥ One-Eyed Jacq Of Hearts ♥ ]

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    Had some time to spare while doing a server backup.
    So...... How about:

    youtube-poop.png

    logo.png logo2.png logo3.png

    If you can use it = Enjoy.
    Otherwise - As I've posted before = you might consider making a request in TAZ's graphic requests section.

    HTH,

    J.
     
    Last edited: Jan 4, 2017
  12. zappaDPJ

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  13. PoetJC

    PoetJC [ ♥ One-Eyed Jacq Of Hearts ♥ ]

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    LOL! I had a wee bit of time to blow - so I googled poop and found a bit of inspiration from:
    2017-01-04_15-00-12.png

    And then the flies hehehe.
    Polished turd indeed. aimageup.jacquiidesigns.com_di_9KDA.gif

    J.
     
  14. doubt

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    Provided you have turd polish:
    awww.sciencebasedmedicine.org_wp_content_uploads_2014_05_turdpolish.jpg
     
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