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Can you scan school pictures to make more, or is that illegal?

I don't want to buy a bunch of school pictures, I would rather buy the smallest package and if I need more for family members I could scan them and make more.

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Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 3:54 PM on Oct. 4, 2010 in General Parenting

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  • ILLEGAL!!!
    twinsplus2more

    Answer by twinsplus2more at 3:55 PM on Oct. 4, 2010

  • they are copywrited, that is illegal
    peanutsmommy1

    Answer by peanutsmommy1 at 3:55 PM on Oct. 4, 2010

  • Lots of people do that- dont know about the legalities, but since you paid for pics, they are yours. Besides, you are giving them to friends & family, so I dont think they will turn you in! :)
    mrsmom110

    Answer by mrsmom110 at 3:56 PM on Oct. 4, 2010

  • k thanks for the info, guess I will order more pictures.
    lynette737

    Answer by lynette737 at 3:57 PM on Oct. 4, 2010

  • It can be done.
    QandA

    Answer by QandA at 3:57 PM on Oct. 4, 2010

  • Yep, Illegal..I thought of doing that very same thing. But, if you look on the back...It's copyrighted
    gogogirl79

    Answer by gogogirl79 at 3:57 PM on Oct. 4, 2010

  • Yeah unfortunately it's illegal...DH and I met when we both worked at a copy/print shop, and we used to get people asking for color copies of school photos all the time. It was frustrating and embarrassing because they would get so angry when we told them it was illegal to make any type of reproduction of a copyrighted work!
    aliceryannesmom

    Answer by aliceryannesmom at 4:00 PM on Oct. 4, 2010

  • It's illegal but I'm pretty sure a lot of people still do it. Shouldn't you, no.
    mommy_of_two388

    Answer by mommy_of_two388 at 4:03 PM on Oct. 4, 2010

  • It is illegal, but a lot of schools have them online now so you can share them online and relatives can order their own. That may be an option if people want more than you want to buy.
    foxracing43701

    Answer by foxracing43701 at 4:30 PM on Oct. 4, 2010

  • It is illegal. I scan it to my computer and print them. :)
    Mom2Just1

    Answer by Mom2Just1 at 4:50 PM on Oct. 4, 2010

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