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Does Google Drive allows to hotlink the images? For example, I can upload images there and link to them on my website? Will it violate their terms and condition?

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    You could read the terms and conditions maybe? However why would you host images on Google Drive? – Allan Kimmer Jensen Apr 30 '12 at 12:06
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    I'm fairly confident that this will not violate the terms of service. However, this is what Picasa Web Albums is for. – William Jackson May 22 '12 at 16:09
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    How do you do it? I need to insert these images into a Google Sheets sheet. My question: webapps.stackexchange.com/questions/86081/… – Jonny Oct 30 '15 at 9:26
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You can do it and it will not violate the terms and conditions at all.

Just make sure that the "Share Options" of the image is "Anyone who has a link" and "Does not require sign-in".

It will be a violation only if you do not have copyright of the particular image(s) in question.

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