I'm a believer in paying for things. "Don't steal" - it's one of the ten commandments.
That means, if I want to use a stock photo on a website, on a flyer, on a poster, it should be with the copyright-holder's permission. It's their photo, and it's up to them to decide if I may use it. If I use it without their permission, it's theft. … Read more about iStockPhoto too Pricey? Two Others to Try