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Does TripAdvisor own user submitted photos?

images submitted by users to it's site

   
2:21 am on Feb 3, 2013 (gmt 0)

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Hi - Can I legally use some photos submitted by users to TripAdvisor on my own site?

Their terms page is a little unclear on this: [tripadvisor.com...]

I wouldn't be hotlinking, but downloading the pic and hosting it on my own site.

Do sites like these "own" the pictures submitted by users? Can I get in trouble for putting one of these pics on my site?
12:12 pm on Feb 3, 2013 (gmt 0)

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All images are subject to copyright so no, you cannot use them legally. You could contact the people who submitted the images and ask if you can use them.
 

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