Legal Question in Civil Rights Law in Ohio

Is it illegal for someone to take a picture I posted on facebook or my child and post it onto theirs?

Asked on 10/20/12, 5:24 pm

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John Sauter Cloppert, Latanick, Sauter & Washburn
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No, there is no law in Ohio (or nationwide) that makes it a criminal offense for someone to re-post a photo that you placed on Facebook.

If you have a photo that is copyrighted and then re-posted, the individual may be liable for copyright infringement.

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Answered on 10/24/12, 11:03 am

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