Is selling photos online illegal?

As long as you are not selling them for commercial purposes (e.g. used for advertising a product or service in a brochure, magazine ad, television commercial, etc.), you are free to sell such images. This too is one of the legal issues most people struggle with, since it may seem “unfair”.

Is exposing someone Pictures illegal?

If a sexual or suggestive picture of an adult is shared among consenting adults in the State of California, that is perfectly legal. However, generally speaking, it is illegal to electronically share sexual images of a person, taken without their knowledge or consent.

What is the law on sexting?

“Sexting”, the sharing of sexual images via mobile phones or other electronic devices, is legal if it occurs between consenting adults. But it is illegal if it occurs between children and young people. The law needs to change to provide a more proportional response to underage sexting.

Can I sell a photo I didn’t take?

You must own the copyright to your photo. … If someone else took the photo, then you don’t own the copyright and you can’t sell the image. This includes pictures that you asked someone to take for you, and pictures you found in the public domain.