When copying pictures from the Zone --
DO NOT paste the original Photobucket links onto your site.
We consider that to be hotlinking--stealing the bandwidth of the Zoners' Photobuckets. According to the Zone's rules and guidelines:
- Do not post links from Zone members' Photobuckets on other forums, or your own blog, Live Journal, or website. If you do so, you will be banned from the Zone. No warning will be given.
COPY THE PICTURES INTO YOUR OWN IMAGE ACCOUNT before sharing them on any other sites.
We have the means to monitor where our photos are being hotlinked, and are considering this message to be the notice that if you've done this, here is your opportunity to go replace those links.
I'm sorry I sound so harsh here, but there has been a recent increase in hotlinking from members' Photobuckets, and it needs to stop.