Originally Posted by Roy White
The thing is, I've been freely using any pics I find on the net as Illustrations in my books. (I'd never put innapropriate ones in) Since we are uploading the books here for all to use, are there any copyright issues with doing this?
If the illustrations are from out-of-copyright editions of the book, there shouldn't be any issues (eg the "Phiz" illustrations of Dickens). If the illustrations are from modern editions, then one should ideally ask permission or, at the very least, acknowledge the source!