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Rules Roundup — Don’t Risk a Copyright Lawsuit! When you submit a photograph to the NorthstarMLS database, MLS rules require that you have the authority for the Service to include the content in MLS Compilation, in any statistical report, on comparables, IDX or Broker Reciprocity data feeds, RETS data feeds, listing syndication, and any other form of licensing permitted under MLS rules and authorized by NorthstarMLS. Who owns …

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As announced yesterday, NorthstarMLS is taking actions to strengthen listing photo and data copyrights.  As described in that announcement, part of that process (when new listings are entered) is to record whether a NorthstarMLS subscriber took the photos and wrote the Agent/Public/Financial Remarks. Below are some answers to frequently asked questions. Do I have to respond to this prompt for each individual photo? You will respond to the prompt …

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IMPORTANT NOTICE Did a NorthstarMLS subscriber in your office take your listing photos? Write the Agent/Public/Financial Remarks? Starting very soon, these are questions you (or your office input staff) must answer each time you upload photos and Agent/Public/Financial Remarks to a listing on NorthstarMLS. The purpose is to determine what watermark to place on the photo and the type of ownership information that is communicated for both photos and Agent/Public/Financial …

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