LED Throwies Picture

So I was in Maplin Electronics yesterday, looking or a specific transistor I needed. I was just browsing the shelves, and found so called "Goodie Bags" of LEDs. Imagine the shock then, when I saw the picture on the front. It was the same picture as is on the original LED throwie instructable! Anyone have any ideas about this? Was permission given to use it? Does it violate the terms of use of instructables?

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Well, if you take a look at the LED throwies Instructable, its license says Public domain. That means that people can do what they want with the pictures and and the invention.
Brennn1010 years ago
Well technically, the Throwie is a part of the Graffiti Research Lab, not a part of Instructables. It just so happened that they put up their Instructable here, and may be the most popular one here. So, technically, if my knowledge is right, Instructables wouldn't be the true owner of the image.
whatsisface (author)  Brennn1010 years ago
Would that mean though, that the company that packages the LED's is infringing a possible copyright by using the image?
Technically they are infringing on copyright if Graffiti Labs did not give them consent.
Well, if you take a look at the LED throwies Instructable, its license says Public domain. That means that people can do what they want with the pictures and and the invention.
Yeah, I saw that to in a shop. And the LEDs in the bag isn't the same as the ones used to make throwies.
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Ah nice, you see what I mean now.
Kiteman10 years ago
LED goodie bags? How much for how many?
kadris3 Kiteman9 years ago
unclecytheledguy.com got hundreds fm him at reasonable prices. slow boat shipping saves green, too. good luck. lite the world.
whatsisface (author)  Kiteman10 years ago
I think around £2.50 for 80. Various colours, sizes etc..
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