[cc-licenses] Distribution of picture on the internet in US-law?
evan at prodromou.name
Thu Oct 4 19:37:40 EDT 2007
On Thu, 2007-10-04 at 08:59 +0200, Karl Ebener wrote:
> and CC writes (http://creativecommons.org/weblog/entry/7680):
> "So did the photographer violate Ms. Chang’s rights?
> We certainly don’t think so. We don’t believe any court should find that
> Justin Wong had violated Ms. Chang’s rights simply by posting this photo
> of her in Flickr, however it was licensed. Cool (as in using Flickr, and
> even better, using Flickr with CC licenses) can’t be a crime."
Yeah, as far as I know courts haven't really upheld the "cool can't be a
crime" principle in other areas of jurisdiction (drugs, drag-racing, and
high-powered explosives are three areas that spring immediately to
Evan Prodromou <evan at prodromou.name>
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