Ubergizmo: How To Watermark Your Photos (For Free)

Ubergizmo: How To Watermark Your Photos (For Free). “It has become increasingly common to find images that have been ‘stolen’ and reposted online without either paying for the licensing rights or attributing its creator. It seems highly unlikely that this is a problem that could ever truly go away. However, watermarking your images is one of the ways that you can actually use to combat the problem, and here’s how you can go about doing that.”

Google Research Blog: Making Visible Watermarks More Effective

Google Research Blog: Making Visible Watermarks More Effective. “It’s standard practice to use watermarks on the assumption that they prevent consumers from accessing the clean images, ensuring there will be no unauthorized or unlicensed use. However, in ‘On The Effectiveness Of Visible Watermarks’ recently presented at the 2017 Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition Conference (CVPR 2017), we show that a computer algorithm can get past this protection and remove watermarks automatically, giving users unobstructed access to the clean images the watermarks are intended to protect.”